China Neican: policy-focused China analyses

The China Neican 内参 newsletter delivers concise and timely expert analyses directly into your inbox. We focus on fresh voices, cross-cutting angles and policy relevance.

Policy-makers wishing to get a broad understanding of China issues, debates and sociocultural contexts will find it particularly useful.

About us

Neican or “internal reference” are limited circulation reports only for the eyes of high-ranking officials in China, dealing with topics deemed too sensitive for public consumption.

Rest assured, you do not need to be a high-ranking official to subscribe.

China Neican is a cooperative effort by a community of China watchers, edited by Yun Jiang and Adam Ni.


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