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Encouraged Industries for Foreign Investment China

China is maximizing its efforts to accelerate the opening of its economy by enabling more opportunities for foreign companies to invest. In 2019, authorities released the Catalogue of Industries for Encouraged Foreign Investment, which consists of more than 1,400 items which detail the types of investments and industries that can benefit from the country’s improved […]

China Quarterly Results : Q2 2022

The Chinese economy has experienced a sharp decline in growth, with its slowest growth rate since the 2020 outbreak of the virus. The main reason for the decline in growth is attributed to the widespread lockdowns, which brought business activity to a halt. On 15 July 2022, the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released […]

China’s Quarterly Overiview – Q1 2022

The quarterly economic data for the first quarter of 2022 was released by the Chinese government on 18 April 2022. Analysts predicted a growth of 4.4% for the first quarter, and GDP growth measured at a rate of 4.8%. Modest but stable growth rates come at a time of immensely challenging public health crises regarding […]

China Quarterly Overview – Q4 2021

An overview of China’s 2021 economic performance and a look into the final quarter of the year. We lay out the most important figures for a better understanding of how the Chinese economy performed by comparing it to the previous year.

China Q3 2021 Overview

On Monday the 18th of October, the quarterly economic data for the third quarter of 2021 was published by the Chinese government. Despite the GDP growing 4.9% from the same point last year, it did not meet the expected growth of 5.2% predicted by analysts.

China Q2 and H1 2021

On the 15th of July 2021, the Chinese government published the economic data for the second quarter of 2021. When comparing the results to Q1 2021 the economic performance appears to have slowed at first sight, however, a closer look shows that the economy’s performance in Q2 was in fact improved compared to the first quarter of the year.


On the 16th of April 2021, the Chinese government published the quarterly economic data for the first quarter of 2021. Even though the results seem remarkable, the figures are misleading due to significant downturn experienced in Q1 2020. However, when comparing to the first quarter of 2019 and to the previous quarters, the economy shows continued growth after the downturn experienced in the first half of 2020.

China’s 2021 Government Work Report

The Chinese Government Work Report reviews the government’s accomplishments over the last year and provides further guidance on the government’s social and economic policy direction for the year 2021. As such, the focus of this article is a review of past accomplishments, a discussion on the main targets set out for 2021 and important implications for foreign-invested enterprises in China, and SMEs in particular.

China Q4 Overview & Annual Summary: China’s economic growth returns to pre-COVID levels

On the 18th of January, the Chinese government published the quarterly economic data for the fourth quarter of 2020, which concludes the economic year of 2020. After the first quarterly decrease of GDP in Q1 since 1978, and the subsequent recovery of the Chinese economy Q2 and Q3, the economic data showed a continued trend of recovery with an increase in year-on-year GDP by 6.5% for Q4 of 2020.