The China Center for Economics and Business in Beijing, as well as its councils of peer executives in Europe and the United States, provides members with advance intelligence on public policy, regulations, and economic developments in China that are likely to affect members’ businesses. Because the China Center is “on the ground” in China, its research is always relevant and offers executives immediate access to a well-established and reliable business source for information that can help them make sound planning decisions.
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The Future of Work - Shanghai
November 13 - 14, 2018 (Shanghai, China)
The Future of Work - Singapore
November 13 - 14, 2018 (Singapore, Singapore)
Asia-Pacific Total Rewards Council
This Council provides senior Compensation & Benefits executives in the Asia-Pacific region a forum in which to share information, ideas, and create solutions to challenges facing companies doing business in the region.
China CFO Council
The Council provides senior-most financial executives operating in the Greater China region with exclusive expert insights and peer discussions on key issues impacting the finance function.
Emerging Markets Human Resources Council
The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.
China’s official GDP growth slowed to 6.5 percent y-o-y in Q3. Policy easing is expected to intensify to prevent overslowing.(China Center Publications, October 2018)
Employment dynamics in China are changing dramatically, both in scale and pace. So far, the transition appears relatively smooth.(China Center Publications, October 2018)
Window On China's Growth Performance
November 28, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 04:00 PM UTC [16:00]
Window On is a monthly series of live panel discussions on timely and relevant economic, business, and policy topics. Join thought leaders from The Conference Board, along with prominent global executives, as they discuss critical issues facing today’s business executives.
A more in-depth description of this webcast will be available closer to program date.
Window On the US Midterm Elections
November 07, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 04:00 PM UTC [16:00]
Join us for a special Window On webcast as our panelists discuss their predictions about the impact of the midterm elections on business and the economy and how leaders should respond.
Differing expectations for CSR engagement and communication: the Chinese public vs. the American public
What drives the public’s evaluations and expectations of corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication in a global environment? Although companies have embraced CSR has a key business strategy, globalization has introduced new challenges for public relations practitioners seeking to engage audiences on a global level. (China Center Blog, August 2018)
China’s new pollution tax – a breath of fresh air for MNCs, but with important risks to monitor
China’s new Environmental Protection Tax Law (EPT Law) came into effect on January 1. It replaces the old Pollutant Discharge Fees System. Taxation could increase, as more headroom for localities allows to set higher tax rates. Some leveling of the playing field is possible, as non-compliance and tax evasion are addressed. Supply chain costs may be impacted. (China Center Blog, July 2018)
All Signs Point to Much Stronger Environmental Protection in China
Last winter’s air pollution control plan in the larger Beijing area was unprecedented both in scale and intensity. The action plan was part of a much broader, central government-led effort to tackle China’s pervasive air pollution problem and significantly ramp up environmental protection efforts in general. It is highly unlikely at this point that the government will backtrack on this issue, given the long-term economic and political ramifications of doing so. (China Center Blog, June 2018)