Competitiveness Rating in China compared to Asia
China: Economic growth competiveness index
The Growth Competitiveness Index (GCI), aims to quantify the quality of the macroeconomic environment, the state of a countrys public institutions, and its level of technological readiness.
Higher competitiveness scores are more desirable:
- Very High 5.51 to 7
- High 4.51 to 5.50
- Moderate 3.51 to 4.50
- Low - 3.01 to 3.50
- Very Low 0 to 3.00
Source: World Economic Forum
China has poor house price statistics. The National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBSC) has monthly house price time-series starting January 2011 but only until August of 2013. Another source of house price indices is eHomeday, Shanghai's largest property market web site, which has time-series for Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Beijing, Yangzhou and Suzhou (but the site is only in Chinese, and no time-series are available). Colliers International publishes useful housing data in their quarterly property market reviews. General economics statistics are available from the NBSC and the People's Bank of China.