Focus Group News

Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Focus Group Quarterly Update

Posted on Thursday, 06 March 2014

A retrospective look at 2013 as seen through the eyes of the CEO Roundtable.

Consumer Insights Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q1 2014

Posted on Thursday, 06 March 2014

Three predictions for 2014 including Continued growth in eCommerce, powered by Mobile; Further growth in International travel numbers, with Long Haul destinations benefiting the most; Government austerity measures continuing to impact the most sensitive industries.

Shanghai Free Trade Zone Update

Posted on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

We remain optimistic that the FTZ is still progressing in the right direction, and that perhaps expectations surrounding the speed of reforms were overly optimistic to begin with.

Financial & Professional Services Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q1 2014

Posted on Friday, 21 February 2014

In 2014, the Financial & Professional Services Focus Group is planning events to cover tax, alternative investments, insurance & risk, and all matters related to the economy.

Women in Business Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q1 2014

Posted on Thursday, 20 February 2014

As we move in to 2014, the Focus Group will continue to organise events that allow women to share their experiences and their challenges and promote a supportive environment for discussing next steps and solutions.

Human Resources Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q1 2014

Posted on Thursday, 20 February 2014

The HR Focus Group was re-vitalised in late November last year with a new focus group membership drive that resulted in a full complement of very diverse members from the Chamber Human Resources committee.

Construction & Property Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q1 2014

Posted on Thursday, 20 February 2014

Construction & Property Focus Group Quarterly Update

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q1 2014

Posted on Thursday, 20 February 2014

2014 presents greater challenges to both domestic and foreign companies in China. Aside from increasing production costs across the board, over-capacity in certain industrial sectors; ever stricter compliance and business administration regulations; higher environmental standards; more active and mature social forces, all contribute to the increasingly difficult environment.