The Center for China and Globalization (CCG) is a Chinese non-governmental think tank based in Beijing. CCG has been granted the official special consultative status by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) as a non-governmental organization. In the “2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index” by the University of Pennsylvania Think Tank and Civil Society Program (TTCSP), CCG ranked 64th of the top think tanks worldwide and among the top 50 global independent think tanks. CCG has also been recognized as a “4A non-governmental organization” by Beijing Municipal government civil affairs department.

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Beijing, the Center for China and Globalization (CCG) is China’s leading global non-governmental think tank. It has more than ten branches and overseas representatives and over 100 full-time researchers and staff engaged in research on globalization, global governance, international economy and trade, international relations and global migration. CCG is also a national Postdoctoral Programme Research Center certified by the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

While cultivating its own research teams, CCG has also built an international research network of leading experts in China and overseas. CCG engages in ongoing research on China and globalization from an international perspective. CCG publishes more than 10 books every year in English and Chinese and a series of research reports. It shares its research findings with the public and has published hundreds of thousands of related books and reports, which receives hundreds of thousands of website visits annually.

CCG has been involved in promoting many national development and global governance policies. It regularly submits policy recommendations to relevant state agencies and ministries, many of which have been commented on by the central leadership and have served as reference for major decisions made by relevant departments, continually promoting government policymaking and institutional innovation.

CCG has developed a variety of events and platforms, providing effective channels to exchange ideas between policymakers, experts, scholars, and industry leaders. CCG uses these platforms to put forward public policy recommendations and share insights for the public interest. Each year, we hold many high-profile flagship forums which are noted for their international vision, impactful and constructiveness. We also hold more than 100 events annually, including seminars, roundtables, luncheon meetings, release events for new research findings, and policy input exchange meetings.

CCG has established long-term cooperation with many international organizations, international think tanks and related institutions to jointly host seminars for academic exchange or to undertake joint research. CCG is also active in conducting regular international research and exchange activities, attending influential international forums and participating in dialogues on the world stage. As one of the first Chinese think tanks to “go global,” CCG has held bilateral and multilateral events or took part in Athens Democracy Forum, the Paris Peace Forum, the Munich Security Conference, the World Economic Forum,Munk Debates, China Social and Economic Symposium of Harvard University and other important international events. It has maintained close contacts with institutes including the Brookings Institution, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (CSIS), the Cato Institute, the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Pew Research Center, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute,the Korber Foundation,German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), the Heritage Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute and the Asia Society.

CCG has become an important platform for exchange and dialogue between embassies, and international politicians, think tanks and organizations. It has built bridges and mechanisms for communication between China and the rest of the world through holding receptions, round table conferences, and lectures by famous scholars, giving full play to the role of think tanks in track II diplomacy.

After over a decade of development, CCG has grown into a significant think tank with global impact that promotes China’s globalization process. CCG was the first Chinese non-governmental think tank to achieve this feat and is consistently considered the leading Chinese non-governmental think tank in authoritative think tank evaluations at home and abroad.

  • CCG Advisors

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    In addition to cultivating research talent, CCG also invites leading experts from policy, business, think tanks, and academia to advise on research and development.
  • CCG Council

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    CCG has an advisory council composed of more than 100 leading entrepreneurs and multinational executives from various sectors. As well as contributing international perspectives and support for the think tank, the council also provides rich case studies for research. CCG creates platforms for advisors to engage in dialogue on key issues and make policy recommendations for economic and social development. At the same time, CCG also helps enterprises members understand and adapt to the evolving challenges of this new era.
  • CCG Experts

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    CCG has a global research network of experts spanning many fields dedicated to the ongoing study of globalization and related topics. This network includes CCG’s academic council, nonresident senior fellow, senior fellow that contribute international perspectives, research insights, and advice to inform policymaking.
  • CCG International Advisors

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    CCG has invited a group of distinguished and influential local and international advisors from the fields of politics, business, think tanks and academia to provide professional guidance on international cooperation, global governance, international trade, talent development and enterprise globalization, and to participate in promoting and influencing the development and global governance policies of many countries.
  • CCG Teams

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    Today, CCG has more than 100 in-house researchers and staff. Aside from the Beijing headquarters, CCG has branches across China, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Qingdao, and Hong Kong. We also have representatives around the world, including Washington DC, New York, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Sydney, and Rio de Janeiro. CCG is China’s leading non-governmental think tank in terms of the number of research divisions at home and abroad.
  • CCG Research Center

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    Today, CCG has more than 100 in-house researchers and staff. Aside from the Beijing headquarters, CCG has branches across China, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Qingdao, and Hong Kong. We also have representatives around the world, including Washington DC, New York, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Sydney, and Rio de Janeiro. CCG is China’s leading non-governmental think tank in terms of the number of research divisions at home and abroad.
  • CCG Southern Institute of International Talent

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    CCG Southern Institute of International Talent (“Southern Institute”) is registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The Institute is based in Guangzhou and covers the entire Greater Bay Area. It has conducted a series of special research projects, held various forums and international seminars, published research reports and books and given policy recommendations to the government for years. With these efforts, the CCG Southern Institute has become a leading international and professional talent research think tank in South China.
  • CCG Northern Institute of International Talent

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    CCG Northern Institute of International Talent (Northern Institute) is a specialist think tank registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The Qingdao-based institute has rich experience in providing consulting services and conducting research for ministries, commissions, and institutions. It focuses on the study of international talent under the cultural environment of Confucianism in northern China and on the most advanced research of talent strategies. It offers policy research and consulting services for local governments in northern China's provinces and cities, including on the development of regional development strategies, and offers intellectual support for attracting, supporting, and evaluating international high-level talent.
  • CCG Belt and Road Institute

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    CCG Belt and Road Institute was the first Chinese institute established to explore how enterprises can “go global” with the Belt and Road. The Institute gathers distinguished scholars, experts and enterprise representatives from home and abroad under the theme of “Globalization of Enterprises.” The institute conducts a series of research and publications, holds a series of seminars, and collates research findings into policy recommendations for relevant national ministries to inform policymaking. To date, CCG has organized dozens of seminars and has published a series of reports on the Belt and Road Initiative.
  • CCG Chinese Entrepreneurs Research Center

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    The Chinese Entrepreneurs Research Center mainly studies the status, trends and role of global Chinese entrepreneurs in the economic development of China and the rest of the world. There is particular emphasis on how to fully realize the potential of the international Chinese business community, including how to make good use of networks of relationships, information and cooperation, so this group can become a driving force and a unique advantage for the development of China and overseas Chinese communities. Since its establishment, for several years the center has published the Report on Development of World Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs, a comprehensive and in-depth study of the global Chinese business community.
  • CCG Digital Economy Committee

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    The CCG Digital Economy Committee is a public service platform for a new type of think tank established with the purpose of "promoting financial technology innovation and empowering the world's digital economy." It mainly focuses on the globalization of the digital economy and new national development concepts, and conducts innovative research and cross-border resource integration according to the needs of the social and economic development of the government and enterprises. By providing intellectual products and resource integration services, it provides an analysis and public service platform for national policy planning and industry development, enhances communication between the government and enterprises, helps to build consensus among all parties, and promotes the sustainable development of the digital economy.