China's New Development Stage: Challenges and Opportunities
China’s new development stage has many features: independent innovation has become a new growth pillar; the domestic consumer market has grown steadily; large city clusters have gradually formed; green development has become an inevitable trend; and private businesses urgently need to find a way out. On the whole, although China in 2019 will face even more challenges, China's economy will continue to grow in future. Read more
About China-U.S. Trade Frictions
China and the US have achieved substantial progress following their several rounds of high-level trade talks. The two countries are striving to reach a win-win agreement. What are the causes and effects of the trade frictions? More importantly, what are the solutions to break the impasse? Read more
China’s Shifting Economic Landscape
The current slowdown in China's economic growth, while affected by the overall global economic sluggishness, is also inseparable from a number of overheating in China's own development process. China’s emergence as an economic powerhouse is mainly determined by its own national conditions, not by the international landscape. At present, China faces strong downward pressure on economic growth because of the increasing costs of labor or environmental protection, and more importantly, cutting overcapacity and deleveraging, which have led to tightened monetary policy and lower leverage ratio, seriously constraining the development of private businesses. Read more
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CDI Conducts Field Studies On China-Nepal Cross-Border Economic Cooperation Zone
From March 28 to April 2, CDI researchers visited Nepal for field studies on the China-Nepal Cross-Border Economic Cooperation Zone.
In the meeting with the Nepalese Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, both sides exchanged views on the Zone and the economic and trade cooperation between China and Nepal. CDI experts also conducted field studies on the location of the Zone.
CDI Explores Opportunities For China-Israel Innovation Cooperation
CDI researchers visited Israel together with the delegation of Shenzhen Association of Medical Devices to explore what fuels Israel’s innovation and opportunities for China-Israel cooperation on scientific and technological innovation, digital health, etc. from March 23 to 28. In the meeting with Mr. Matan Safran, Director of the China Department at the Foreign Trade Administration within the Israeli Ministry of Economy & Industry, both sides agreed to tap into great potential for China-Israel innovation cooperation, especially on digital health, with Israel’s successful innovation ecosystem covering makers, incubation, commercialization and industrialization of scientific research results and venture capital and China being an important market in the world. The delegation also visited eHealth Ventures and Techcode Israel, the innovation incubators, and Sheba Medical Center. They also attended the MEDinISRAEL, the flagship event of the digital health industry in Israel.
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Belt, Road & Bridge: Creating New China-Europe Connections
The China Development Institute and Z/Yen Group are holding a major conference in London on 1 May 2019, followed by a conference dinner.
The conference, “Belt, Road & Bridge: Creating New China-Europe Connections” will explore current developments in finance and trade of interest to both China and Europe, identify opportunities for increased economic co-operation between businesses and municipal governments in China and Europe, and provide opportunities for connecting senior finance and trade professionals from China and Europe. Read more
Based in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China Development Institute (CDI) is a non-governmental and market-oriented think tank which was founded in 1989 on approval from the Chinese State Council. CDI was designated as one of the 25 China Top Think Tanks in 2015.
CDI develops solutions to public policy challenges through broad-scope and in-depth research to help advance China’s reform and opening-up. CDI is committed to providing proactive, innovative and practical research and consultation for China’s central and local governments and businesses at home and abroad. Its research and consultation is centered on macro strategy, regional economy, urbanization, industrial development, business strategy and decision-making.