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China In-depth PESTLE Insights

  • ID: 5139043
  • Country Profile
  • August 2020
  • Region: China
  • 80 pages
  • MarketLine
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China In-depth PESTLE Insights


This PESTLE country analysis report on China provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

  • Understand the political system in China through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in China through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in China through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in China through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
  • Understand the legal landscape in China through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators
  • Understand the environmental landscape in China through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in China, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of China 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
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  • What is the outlook in China in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does China perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does China perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does China perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?
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1.1. Catalyst
1.2. Summary
1.2.1. Key findings
1.2.2. PESTLE Highlights
1.3. Impact of COVID-19 on the Chinese Economy
1.3.1. Snapshot
1.3.2. Government Measures
1.3.3. Lockdown Measures
1.3.4. Travel Restrictions
1.3.5. Stimulus Measures



4.1. Summary
4.2. Political Analysis
4.2.1. Overview
4.2.2. Current strengths
4.2.3. Current challenges
4.2.4. Future prospects
4.2.5. Future risks
4.3. Economic Analysis
4.3.1. Overview
4.3.2. Current strengths
4.3.3. Current challenges
4.3.4. Future prospects
4.3.5. Future risks
4.4. Social Analysis
4.4.1. Overview
4.4.2. Current strengths
4.4.3. Current challenges
4.4.4. Future risks
4.5. Technological Analysis
4.5.1. Overview
4.5.2. Current strengths
4.5.3. Current challenges
4.5.4. Future prospects
4.5.5. Future risks
4.6. Legal Analysis
4.6.1. Overview
4.6.2. Current strengths
4.6.3. Current challenges
4.6.4. Future prospects
4.6.5. Future risks
4.7. Environmental Analysis
4.7.1. Overview
4.7.2. Current strengths
4.7.3. Current challenges
4.7.4. Future prospects
4.7.5. Future risks

5.1. Summary
5.2. Evolution
5.2.1. Pre-1950s
5.2.2. 1950–1990
5.2.3. 1991–2020
5.3. Structure and Policies
5.3.1. Key Political Figures
5.3.2. Structure of the Government
5.3.3. Structure of Legislature
5.3.4. Key Policies
5.4. Performance
5.4.1. Governance indicators
5.5. Outlook

6.1. Summary
6.2. Evolution
6.2.1. 1949–1986
6.2.2. 1986–2019
6.3. Structure and Policies
6.3.1. Financial system
6.4. Performance
6.4.1. GDP and growth rate
6.4.2. Agriculture
6.4.3. Industry
6.4.4. Current account
6.4.5. Exports and imports
6.4.6. Credit rating
6.4.7. Monetary
6.4.8. Inflation
6.4.9. Employment
6.5. Outlook

7.1. Summary
7.2. Evolution
7.3. Structure and policies
7.3.1. Demographic composition
7.3.2. Ethnic composition
7.3.3. Religious composition
7.3.4. Education
7.3.5. System of education
7.3.6. Healthcare
7.3.7. Social welfare
7.4. Performance
7.4.1. Healthcare
7.4.2. Education
7.5. Outlook

8.1. Summary
8.2. Evolution
8.3. Structure and Policies
8.3.1. Intellectual property
8.4. Performance
8.4.1. Research and development
8.5. Outlook

9.1. Summary
9.2. Evolution
9.3. Structure and Policies
9.3.1. Judicial system
9.3.2. Labor law
9.3.3. Social security charges
9.3.4. VAT and business taxes on exports
9.4. Performance
9.4.1. Effectiveness of the legal system
9.5. Outlook

10.1. Summary
10.2. Evolution
10.3. Structure and policies
10.3.1. Environmental regulations
10.3.2. Environmental actions
10.3.3. Participation in global efforts, agreements, and pacts
10.4. Performance
10.5. Outlook

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11.2. Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: China - Key Fundamentals
Table 2: China - Key Facts, 2020
Table 3: Analysis of China’s Political Landscape
Table 4: Analysis of China’s Economic Landscape
Table 5: Analysis of China’s Social System
Table 6: Analysis of China’s Technology Landscape
Table 7: Patents Granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-2019
Table 8: Analysis of China’s Legal Landscape
Table 9: Analysis of China’s Environmental Landscape
Table 10: Mid-year Population Age by Gender (as a Percentage of the Total Population), 2019

List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of China
Figure 2: Stock Market Indices, January to July 2020
Figure 3: Key Macroeconomic Indicators, June to July 2020
Figure 4: Foreign Direct Investment Inward Flows in Select Major Economies, 2019
Figure 5: The Industry and Services Sectors’ Contribution to GDP as a Percentage of Gross Value Added, 1990-2019
Figure 6: Nominal House Prices in China, 2010-2018
Figure 7: Floating Population in China, 2000, 2005, 2010-2017
Figure 8: Birth Rate in China Per 1,000 People, 2007-2017
Figure 9: Old Age Dependency Ratio as a Percentage of Working-Age Population, 2008-2018
Figure 10: Number of Researchers Per 1,000 People, 2000-2017
Figure 11: FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index, 2018
Figure 12: China - Political Events Timeline
Figure 13: China - Key Political Figures
Figure 14: Evolution of GDP Growth in China, 2010-2019
Figure 15: GDP and Growth Rate in China, 2015-2024f
Figure 16: GDP Composition by Sector in China, 2019
Figure 17: Agricultural Output in China (CNY Trillion/%), 2015-2020f
Figure 18: Industrial Output in China (CNY Trillion/%), 2015-2020f
Figure 19: Services Output in China (CNY Trillion/%), 2015-2020f
Figure 20: China’s External Trade (US$ Trillion), 2015-2019
Figure 21: Consumer Price Index and CPI-based Inflation in China, 2015-2024f
Figure 22: Unemployment Rate in China, 2015-2024f
Figure 23: Expenditure on Healthcare in China (US$ Billion/% of GDP), 2009-2018
Figure 24: Public Expenditure on Education in China (US$ Billion/% of GDP), 2007-2015
Figure 25: R&D Expenditure in China (US$ Billion), 2009-2018
Figure 26: Internet Users in China (Millions/%), 2014-2019
Figure 27: CO2 Emissions in China (Billion Metric Tons), 2010-2017

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