analyst- trade policy

by chinapolicy on April 17th, 2019   205 views

China Policy is a globally recognised policy analysis and strategic advisory firm headquartered in Beijing. We build client knowledge and provide tools to map, analyse and respond to China’s changing domestic and market environments. As part of a team, analysts drive the analytical base of the portfolio, tracking and mapping policy developments and commentary, drafting in clear English, preparing reports, and working closely with members of other portfolios.


Job Description

We are seeking full- or part-time analyst in our trade portfolio.  This position is well-suited to candidates with interest in gaining insight into China’s trade policies and strategies in the context of globalisation and retreat. Strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English are required to map out policy updates.

Topics that the trade portfolio closely monitors and maps include, but are not limited to: trade relations; trade policy; trade barriers; market access; ODI and FDI; Belt and Road initiative; cross-border e-commerce; FTZs; WTO and multilateral trade systems.


  • analyse regulatory and rhetorical change on trade issues

  • keep abreast of domestic debates, events, trends, and key actors or agencies

  • summarise, translate (from Chinese to English) and analyse trade-related policies and commentaries

  • draft analysis and present findings

  • develop people and agency profiles

knowledge and skills

  • native-level Chinese and professional standard English

  • knowledge of economics, international relations, sociology, political science and other related areas

  • understanding of China’s trade policy-making and business environment (previous work experience in these sectors is prefered)

  • outstanding academic achievement at Bachelors and/or Masters level

  • eye for detail and clear communicator; quantitative skills an advantage

  • curiosity-driven and eager to learn

  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines; flexible and able to take initiative;

minimum English language requirements

TOEFL 25 writing, overall score 105+; IELTS 7.0 writing, overall score 7.5+


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How to Apply

Please apply via our website where you will find an application exercise.

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