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The Fung Business Intelligence Centre has launched a new website: www.fbicgroup.com

The Fung Business Intelligence Centre (FBIC) collects and analyzes market data on sourcing, supply chains, distribution and retail. It also provides thought leadership on technology and other key issues shaping their future.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, FBIC leverages unique relationships and information networks to track and report on trends and developments in China and other Asian countries. In addition, its New York–based Global Retail & Technology research team follows broader retail and technology trends, specializing in how they intersect and building collaborative knowledge communities around the revolution occurring worldwide at the retail interface.

Since its establishment in 2000, the FBIC (formerly known as the Li & Fung Research Centre) has served as the knowledge bank and think tank for the Fung Group. Through regular research reports and other publications, it makes its market data, impartial analysis and expertise available to businesses, scholars and governments around the world. It also provides advice and consultancy services to colleagues and business partners of the Fung Group on issues related to doing business in China, ranging from market entry and company structure to tax, licensing and other regulatory matters.

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.

The archived reports and publications can be found below: