China Research Report
 
  China Research Report
►The Impact of the Rise of China on the World Order
March 2011

Summary:(PDF)

Preface
Chapter 1: From "China as threat" to "China as contributor"--China's positive contributions to the green economy
Chapter 2: The escalating tendency to fence off resources-Stockpiling and resource conservation as pillars of national strategy
Chapter 3: Expanding influence in Africa-looking ahead to a shift in the global balance of power
Chapter 4: Deepening relationships with Central Asia-Expanding economic exchanges through cross-border infrastructure projects
Chapter 5: Hoping for stability and economic improvement in North Korea-Possible acceptance of South-led unification in the event of a crisis
Chapter 6: China key to economic unification in East Asia-Japan should rethink its FTA strategy
Chapter 7: The uncertain direction of renminbi internationalization-Japan should cooperate on currency and finance
Chapter 8: Redrawing the map of international industry-Chinese firms actively engaged in M&A
Chapter 9: IT human resources: from exodus to relocation-Concentration in the North and two other poles within China
Chapter 10: Concerns and expectations for a rising China-from Chinese characteristics to universal values
Back Numbers of China Report
▪The Emergence of China and its Impact on the World
March 2010

Summary: (PDF)

Preface
Chapter 1: The World's Top Economic Power by 2015? The Need for Global Cooperation in Resources and the Environment
Chapter 2: A Demand-Driven World Power and Private-Sector-Led Growth: The Chinese Economy's Shift to Multi-Track Growth
Chapter 3: The Increasing Quality and Volume of Chinese Trade: The Differences between Complementing and Competing with China
Chapter 4: Chinese Corporations' International Debut: The Strong Backlash Against Resource Acquisitions
Chapter 5: The Yuan Veers Toward Internationalization: The Long Path to Becoming an International Currency
Chapter 6: A Surge in Travelers: Becoming a Mainstay the Global Tourism Market
Chapter 7: China's Rapidly Developing Cultural Industries: Overseas Centers Lend Support to Foreign Expansion
Chapter 8: A Science and Technology Powerhouse by 2020: Massive Increases in Personnel and R&D Spending
Chapter 9: Expanded Public Spending a Must: Fostering Global Leaders in Business and Other Fields
Chapter 10: Searching for a Low-Carbon Model for China: Seeking Real Gains Through International Leadership
Chapter 11: China's Continuing Military Buildup: The Dilemma of Global Coercion and Dependence
Chapter 12: China's Economic Diplomacy Moves into Full Swing: Cooperation with Developed Countries and Other Challenges
▪China:Overcoming Barriers to Growth
March 2009

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Preface
Chapter 1: Energy and Other Resources Are a Barrier to Growth: High Hopes for Japanese Technology
Chapter 2: Developing While Curbing Resource Consumption and Pollution: The Service Industry and Technological Innovation Are Key
Chapter 3: The Switch to Market-Based River Improvement: Centralized Management of Water Resources
Chapter 4: The Trials of a Population Superpower: From Labor Surplus to Labor Shortage
Chapter 5: Restoring Farmers' Rights by Correcting Income Disparities: Family Register Controls Hinder Labor Mobility
Chapter 6: Mobilizing the Power of the Private Sector in Environmental Policy: Questioning China's Responsibilities to the World
Chapter 7: Restructuring of small-and Mid-sized Steel Produce is key to Improve Environment: Belated Action on Energy Efficiency and the Envionment
Chapter 8: Challenges Posed by Collecting and Managing Used Vehicles: China's Used Car Market Growing
Chapter 9: Japan-China Environmental Cooperation Is Mutually Beneficial: Private-Sector Leadership as a Pillar of Reciprocity
Chapter 10: Make China a Leader of the Low-Carbon Economy: Publicly Committing to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
▪China after the Beijing Olympics
March 2008

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Preface
Chapter 1: High Growth Through 2015
Chapter 2: Maintaining Balance with the "New Four Modernizations"
Chapter 3: Shifting the Pattern of Chinese Growth(PDF)
Chapter 4: Bursting Bubbles: Are the Effects Unavoidable?
Chapter 5: The Prospects for More Competitive Industries and Companies
Chapter 6: Trade Surpluses: Structurally Set to Continue
Chapter 7: China's Three Economy-Driving Urban Centers
Chapter 8: Olympic Paralles with Japan and South Korea(PDF)
Chapter 9: Harmonious Society as the Foundation for Democratization
Chapter 10: Chinese Diplomacy: Steady Moves to Great-Power Status
Chapter 11: How Far Will Chinese Soft Power Expand?
Chapter 12: Toward Mature Japan-China Relations
▪The Great Economic Debate in China
- Seeking a Balance between the Market and the Government
March 2007

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Chapter 1: The Great Debate over Market Reform: Toward a "Good" Market Economy
Chapter 2: The Democratization, Scientification, and Institutionalization of Policy Making
Chapter 3: Further Tax-Sharing System Reform Needed to Bring Full Benefits at the Sub-Provincial Level
Chapter 4: Debate Over Privatization Reflects Dilemmas Surrounding Corporate Reform
Chapter 5: Putting Financial Functions on a Sound Footing Through Stock and Banking Reform
Chapter 6: "Sophistication" Gains Prominence in the Debate on Industrial Policy
Chapter 7: A Debate Over Foreign Capital with Implications for Economic Security
Chapter 8: The Dangers of Industrializing Education: Shackling the Labor Supply
Chapter 9: Finding a Balance Between Government and Market in Healthcare Reform
Chapter 10: Real Estate Bubble Drives Structural Reform
Chapter 11: "Three Agricultural Problems" and "Displaced Farmers" Create Pressure for Farmers' Security
Chapter 12: The "Harmonious Society" Concept Aimed at Equilibrium and Stability
Chapter 13: Introducing a Mechanism to Balance Interests to Realize a "Harmonious Society"
▪China' s Market in 5 to 10 years
March 2005

Chapter 1: Growing into "the market of the world" --- depends upon the realization of a higher income level and smaller income gaps (PDF)
Chapter 2: Advancing globalization will transform China into the "market of the world" (PDF)
Chapter 3: Chinese market five and ten years hence will greatly widen with the growth of the middle class (PDF)
Chapter 4: Market expansion through urbanization will depend upon the settlement of migrant workers
Chapter 5: Industrial technology development in China will follow a low-cost strategy to share the market with foreign companies
Chapter 6: Market creation through financial system reform
Chapter 7: The electronics industry market will expand with new fusion products
Chapter 8: Car market will go through intensifying competition into full-fledged manufacturer shakeout
Chapter 9: Steel industry --- will continue to expand supported by infrastructure construction
Chapter 10: Petrochemical industry will have more plants constructed to increase supply
Chapter 11: Logistics in China are required to be broad-based and high-performing
Chapter 12: Financial services market will likely go through slow systemic reform