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Data show that financial system risks are being tamped down by regulators in China, albeit slowly. Juxtaposed to this good news—and, in fact, a consequence of it—other indicators suggest that corporate default risks in China are on the rise.(China Center Publications, March 2018)
Despite a moderate slowing in 2017, household consumption growth should uptick somewhat in 2018 as a delayed response to the growth in disposable income that occurred in 2017.(China Center Publications, March 2018)
Conscious Leadership Part III
September 06, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]
Join this three-part series as Gina Hayden, author and co-founder of The Global Center for Conscious Leadership, takes us through the concept of conscious leadership. Part 3 will focus on business as a force for good. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available
Window On China's Economic and Business Environment
January 24, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 04:00 PM UTC [16:00]
With President Xi Jingping’s political position secured for at least another five years, the confidence in China’s ability to become the main global economic player has strengthened. Join our panel of experts as we take a deep dive into how China's Economic and Business Environment has recently been reshaped and other issues that impact businesses who operate in this area.
An interview with David Hoffman, Managing Director of the Conference Board’s China Center
Market shake-outs – as typical of creative destruction cycles, even those with “Chinese characteristics” – should yield better operating conditions over the longer-term, especially for competitive firms. At this critical juncture, executives need to understand the gamut of potential China exposures facing their companies – both positive and negative – so that they can position their companies to exploit associated opportunities and mitigate risks. (China Center Blog, March 2018)
Two-Child Policy Won't Produce a Baby Boom
Despite the end of the one-child policy in 2016 and hopes of a new “baby boom,” the reality is that China’s attempt to politically reengineer its demographic outlook will require decades, not years. (China Center Blog, February 2018)
CFIUS Reform Set to Disrupt Business as Usual for MNCs in China
The reform and empowerment of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has the potential to dramatically disrupt many traditional partnership approaches MNCs have been using in China for many years – including co-investment arrangements that have become popular recently. (China Center Blog, February 2018)