Home > Knowledge > Business Intelligence Centre

The Fung Business Intelligence Centre (formerly known as the Li & Fung Research Centre), through its unique relationships, collects and analyses market data on China's economy, with special reference to sourcing, supply chains, distribution and retail. It also produces reports on sourcing and trading in other Asian countries. Serving as a knowledge bank for the Fung Group, the Centre also makes its market data and analysis available to businesses, scholars and governments around the world. It has become an impartial thought leader on issues shaping the future of manufacturing, distribution, logistics and retailing in China, and regularly provides advice and consultancy services to internal and external clients.

The Centre's publications include both regular short reports and in-depth books.
The Centre worked with the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing to launch China's first sourcing report in 2008.
The Centre works with China's National Statistical Bureau and the Federation of Logistics and Purchasing to disseminate China's first official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), the industry bellwether of manufacturing industry conditions.
The Centre has collaborated with the China Chain Store and Franchise Association to develop the Key Performance Index System for retail chain operators in China.
The Centre partners with the Expert Committee of the China General Chamber of Commerce to select the Ten Highlights of China's Commercial Sector annually.
The Centre recently published the Blue Book of China's Commercial Sector in partnership with the Institute of Finance and Trade Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

A selection of the Centre's reports and publications can be found below: