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Library Guides: China

Country information and reports

News

Business policies

Statistics

Financial and industries/market information

Company research

Finding library collections

Country information and reports

Country overview 

BBC - China profile provides information on overview, facts, timeline of history, current government leaders and media market. 
 
CEICdata (Web CDM) offers topics covering National Accounts, Production, Sales, Orders, Inventory & shipments, Construction and Property, Government and Public Finance, Demographic and Labour Market, Domestic Trade and Household Survey, Inflation, Foreign Trade & Balance of Payments, Monetary, Banking Statistics, Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates, Investment, Prices, Tourism, Business and Economic Survey, Transport and Telecommunication, Financial Market. 
       
◇Please see the Library guides: Access to electronic databases for login information.
 
China Guide – National Geographic offers geographic information of China, including heritage guide, tourist information and cultural information. 
 
EIU Country Report provides full text of Economist Intelligence Unit publication with focus on China and Europe, including Country Report, Country Finance, China Hand, Business China, Business Europe, etc.

Export.gov - U.S. Commercial Service China is the Chinese business information centre of the U.S. government. It provides information on American businesses exporting goods and services to China, such as market research, trade events and the dictionary of business service providers etc. Doing Business in China: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies
 
Flora of China: an English-language revision of the Flora Republicae Popularis Sinicae (FRPS).

Govhk香港政府一站通 Official web portal of Hong Kong SAR.

ISI Emerging Markets-Global provides China's current news, macroeconomic statistics and forecasts, corporate information, industry analysis reports, taxation, legal and regulatory climate.

The Chinese Central Government's Official Web Portal is the official web portal of the Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China. It provides authoritative and up-to-date information of the government, including its programmes, initiatives and services, and facts about China. It also has a Chinese traditional character version and an English version which provides limited information. 

☞ Country environment 

(Hong Kong) Electrical and Mechanical Services Department香港政府機電工程署 provides guidelines and codes. 
The "Hong Kong Energy End-use Data," published in September 2011, provides the consumption data of the different energy fuel types and the specific purposes for which these fuels are consumed. 

Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People's Republic of China中华人民共和国环境保护部 provides information on related financial activities, official plans and programmes, acquisitions, policies and regulations, data, interviews and news release and hot topics. It also has an English version for reference. 

☞ Library stacks

China entrepreneur: voices of experience from 40 international business pioneers / Juan Antonio Fernandez and Laurie Underwood
Call number: 658.110951/F391/2009
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F
               Faculty Publications Exhibition Room

Chinese Leadership / Barbara Xiaoyu Wang and Harold Chee
ebook ISBN: 9780230321465
Database: EBSCOhost's eBooks

Harvard business review on doing business in China 
Call number: 330.951/H339/2004
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

Inside Chinese business: a guide for managers worldwide / Ming Chen
Call number: 306.0951/C518/2001
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

On China / Henry Kissinger
Call number: 327.51/K618/2011
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F
Mr. China / Tim Clissold
Call number: 332.6730951/C641/2004
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

中国通(Mr. China/ Tim Clissold
Call number: 332.6730951/C641=1/2005 
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

1587, a year of no significance: the Ming dynasty in decline / Ray Huang
Call number: 951.026/H874/1981 
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

News

☞ Databases

CVSource provides the latest investment news and intelligence on industry and company activities, and monthly/annual reports.

         ◇Please note that access to the database is only available from the library computer.

Factiva provides access to the most current collection of global news and business information.

Longyuan Chinese Magazines龙源期刊 has 100 titles of current and archived issues of Chinese magazines in their original format, which covers the political, economic news, arts & history etc.

中国咨询行 provides financial news on China economics, laws and legislations, stock information, macroeconomic statistics, etc.

☞ Websites

《环球企业家》Online offers news and reviews on international news, company & industry, financial activities, business innovations, local lives and culture etc. 
Full text is also available through Longyuan Chinese Magazines龙源期刊.

21世纪网

财经网

新浪财经 is a website maintained by Sina.com. It offers financial news in Chinese.

中国经济网

BBC News - China is the Chinese news website maintained by BBC.

FORTUNEChina财富中文网 provides rich information on China, includes company rankings, business news, current focuses and business reviews etc.

Xinhua News 新华网 is a website sponsored by the central government of China, which offers worldwide and domestic news. It has 31 local channels throughout China. It also has a Global Edition and China Edition in English.

☞ Library stacks

The library subscribes to local journals and newspapers that provide Chinese news and industry reviews. 
Location: 2F and 3F in the Library building

         ◇Please note that journals and newspapers are reference materials at the library.

Business policies

中国咨询行 provides financial news on China economics, laws and legislations, stock information, macroeconomic statistics, etc.

Export.gov - U.S. Commercial Service China is the Chinese business information centre of the U.S. government. It provides information on American businesses exporting goods and services to China, such as market research, trade events and the dictionary of business service providers etc. Doing Business in China: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies

Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China中华人民共和国商务部 provides related news, policies, research analysis, business topics and statistics. It offers information in several languages for reference: English, Deutsch, Français, Español and Русский.

Outward Investment and Economic Cooperation中国对外投资和经济合作司 provides up-to-date information on related Chinese policies, news, related statistical data, cooperation information, strategy research and related policies of other countries.

☞ Library stacks

中华人民共和国公司法典Company laws and regulations of China / Publishing Department of Laws and Regulations
Call number: 346.51066/F025/2ND ED./2011
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

PRC company & security laws: a practical guide / Jian Fu
Call number: 346.51066/F025/2ND ED./2011
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

China master business law guide: legislation / Lutz-Christian Wolff
Call number: 346.5107/C539.1/2009
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

China master business law guide: commentary & analysis / Jianfu Chen
Call number: 346.5107/C539/2009
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

☆  Statistics

(Hong Kong) Census and Statistics Department 香港政府統計處 provides statistics covering various social and economic aspects of Hong Kong.

(Macao) Statistic and Census Service澳門政府統計暨普查局 offers statistics of demography, society, economy and environment. It also has Portuguese and English versions.

National Bureau of Statistics of China is an agency directly under the State Council. The National Bureau of Statistics is in charge of statistics and economic accounting in China. The website offers statistics law and regulations, press releases, special topics studies, analytical reports, and annual/quarterly/monthly statistical reports etc. It also has a Chinese traditional character version and an English version which provides limited information.

Soshoo provides statistical data based on China Statistics from China infobank. Since 1995 (and in some cases as far back as 1949) it has covered yearly and monthly statistical data on China’s socio-economic situation and external trade performance sourced from national and provincial statistical yearbooks, China’s latest economic indicators, the People's Bank of China Quarterly Statistical Bulletin, customs statistics, etc. It also includes statistical data from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, which it compares with China Statistics. It recently launched its English version.

World Development Indicators (WDI) provides direct access to more than 800 development indicators, with time series for 209 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to now.

☞ Library stacks

Yearbooks, handbooks, statistical publications, dictionaries and encyclopaedias are located in the Library Reference Room (1F).

中国统计摘要 China Statistics Survey / National Bureau of Statistics of China
Library Holdings: 315.1/G931:Z (1998 – 2001, 2003-present )
Location: Library Reference Room 1F

中国人口和就业统计年鉴China population and employment statistics yearbook / National Bureau of Statistics of China
Library Holdings: 304.60951/G931 (2008 –)
Location: Library Reference Room 1F

2009 年度中国对外直接投资统计公报2009 statistical bulletin of China's outward foreign direct investment
Call number: 332.67351/S187:2009
Location: Library Reference Room 1F

☆  Financial and industries/market information

☞ Databases

ACMR China Industry Research Reports 华通行业研究报告库 provides industry reports and analysis on food, textile, pharmaceutical, construction materials, ship, automobile etc.

CSMAR is jointly produced by GTA Information Technology Co. Ltd, the University of Hong Kong and the China Accounting and Finance Research Center of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The library's subscription includes the entire China corporate research series and 3 databases from China Stock Market Series.

CVSource is an online database system providing professional information and data solutions, including analysis of equity investment trends, records and analysis of investments and M&A activities, industry research, company analysis, analysis of funds and fund managers, breakdown of investment terms and conditions and studies on regulations on fundraisings and investments.

         ◇Please note that access to the database is only available from the library computer.

DRCnet is an online Chinese platform for economic, financial and industry reports released by the Development Research Centre of State Council (DRC).

Mintel Oxygen Reports  provides hundreds of research reports across dozens of industries covering the US and China.

Wind.net provides data and information of Chinese financial market, covering stocks, bonds, funds, indices, warrants, commodity futures, foreign exchanges, macro industry, etc. 

         ◇Please note that access to the database is only available from the library computer.

☞ Websites

Export.gov - U.S. Commercial Service China is the Chinese business information centre of the U.S. government. It provides information on American businesses exporting goods and services to China, such as market research, trade events and the dictionary of business service providers etc. Doing Business in China: 2014 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited 香港交易及结算所有限公司

Shanghai Stock Exchange上海证券交易所 offers related regulations and policies, business information disclosure and market analysis. And it has an English version.

Shenzhen Stock Exchange深圳证券交易所 provides regulations/policies and market information. For English version please visit here.

State Administration of Foreign Exchange国家外汇管理局 provides a monthly report for foreign exchanges, related news, related regulations and statistical data. And it has an English version. 

☞ Library stacks

Yearbooks, handbooks, statistical publications, dictionaries and encyclopaedias are located in the Library Reference Room (1F).
Understanding and interpreting Chinese economic reform / Jinglian WU
Call number: 338.951009049/W803/2005
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F
               Faculty Publications Exhibition Room

1,000 days in Shanghai: the story of Volkswagen: the first Chinese-German car factory / Posth, Martin
Call number: 338.887292220951132/P857/2008
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

Marketing management in China / Philip Kotler, Kevin Lane Keller and Taihong Lu
Call number: 658.800951/K87/2009
Location: Library Open Stacks 2F

Company research

☞ Databases

CSMAR is jointly produced by GTA Information Technology Co. Ltd, the University of Hong Kong and the China Accounting and Finance Research Center of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The library's subscription includes the entire China corporate research series and 3 databases from China Stock Market Series.

CVSource provides the latest news and intelligence on company activities.

         ◇Please note that access to the database is only available from the library computer.
         
Wanfang CECDP is a Chinese database that offers Chinese companies and products (CECDB), including over 200,000 Chinese manufacturers covering 96 key industries. Wanfang also has an online data centre.

         ◇Please note that access to the database is only available from the library computer.

ISI Emerging Markets-Global provides Chinese company information in English.

Wind.net provides financial data of companies.

         ◇Please note that access to the database is only available from the library computer.

☞ Websites

FORTUNE Company Rankings does Chinese/worldwide/U.S. company rankings every year. It also provides analysis and comparisons for its rankings.

☞ Library stacks

中国中小企业年鉴Yearbook of China small and medium enterprises 
Library Holdings: 658.0220951/Z664 (2008 - present)
Location: Library Reference Room 1F

中国企业年鉴Yearbook of Chinese enterprises 
Library Holdings: 658.00951/Z612 (2011- present)
Location: Library Reference Room 1F

Library Guides: China

Here are some examples.

Finding general books:

• Library home page > Resources > Online Catalogue > enter "(中国 AND 企业) OR (中国 AND 公司)" into the search box > in the words or phrase box select "title" from the drop down menu > click Search

• Library home page > Resources > Online Catalogue > enter "(China AND enterprises) OR (China AND company)" into the search box > in the words or phrase box please select a field from the drop down menu > click Search

         ◇You may also use Power search for advanced searching.

Finding yearbooks:

• Library home page > Resources > Online Catalogue > enter "中国 AND 企业 AND 年鉴" into the search box > click Search

Finding statistics material:

• Library home page> Resources > Online Catalogue > enter "china statistics AND statistical" into the search box > click Search

• Library home page > Resources > Online Catalogue > enter "china survey" into the search box > click Search

Updated: 14th Apr. 2015