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Policy and Markets
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In China, politics and markets are intertwined in unique ways that are unfamiliar to many foreign investors. Our two product offerings draw strength on each other, and offer clients with the most forward-looking insights on China.

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We help investors anticipate cycles and trends with on-the-ground, first-hand knowledge of the sectors and markets that shape China’s economy.


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Our granular-level analysis helps government affairs and public relations professionals identify policy risks and rewards.


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Markets and FinancePlenum NotesPolitics and Policy
December 10, 2020

2020 in Review: A Year of Ambitious Plans

2020 has been defined not only by COVID-19, but also by strategic planning for the next 15 years.
Markets and FinancePlenum Notes
December 8, 2020

What’s Next for China’s Fintech Regulation

China's fintech regulation seems to have taken a sharp turn following Ant Group's delayed IPO.
Markets and FinancePlenum Notes
November 25, 2020

E-RMB Will Not Rock the Boat, Yet

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) became the first major central bank issuing a central bank digital currency.

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