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Caijing (Chinese: 《财经》) (meaning Finance and Economics Magazine in English) is an independent magazine based in Beijing that covers societal, political, and economic issues, with a focus on civil rights, public affairs, and business.[1]

Caijing (magazine) front cover.jpg
FounderWang Boming
First issueJune 1998
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Based inBeijing

History and profileEdit

Caijing was established by Hu Shuli in 1998[2] and has become a vehicle for independent reporting and criticism of all sorts and an exception to the rule about the strictures and limits on the Chinese domestic press.[3] The magazine has its headquarters in Beijing.[4]

Caijing is published on a biweekly basis.[2][5] The magazine's circulation is limited to about 200,000, but readers are said to include many of China’s most important offices in government, finance, and academia, making it one of the country's most influential publications.[6] The English and Chinese websites attract some 3.2 million unique visitors every month.[6]

CAIJING onlineEdit is a Chinese business and financial news website. Content is available in English on its sister site, The Website provides original news and analysis for readers seeking a clear picture of business, finance and economic developments in China. A daily newsletter and weekend supplement are also available.[7]

CAIJING conferencesEdit

CAIJING Magazine Annual ConferenceEdit

CAIJING Annual Conference is an economic and financial gatherings in China, highlighting authoritative, stimulating and forward-looking perspectives on prospects for China's economy. Since 2004, it has attracted leading participants from government agencies and industries in China, as well as renowned economists and academics around the world.[7]


Each year CAIJING Magazine hosts a series of conferences, forums and events branded as CAIJING Forum. Focusing on major institutional reforms, policy changes and major developments tied to China’s economic transformation, CAIJING Forum has established itself as a top-tier platform for interaction among key politicians, business leaders and academia.[7]


  1. ^ James F. Scotton, "New Media for a New China," John Wiley & Sons, 8 March 2010, p. 71
  2. ^ a b "Top 10 Most Popular Magazines in China". China Whisper. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  3. ^ James Fallows (9 November 2009). "The other shoe drops at Caijing". The Atlantic. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  4. ^ Michael Keane; Christina Spurgeon (May 2004). "Advertising Industry and Culture in Post-WTO China" (PDF). Media International Australia (111): 104–117.
  5. ^ "Main Media Players in China". AHK. Archived from the original on 2014-11-01. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  6. ^ a b Osnos, Evan (20 July 2009). "The Forbidden Zone". The New Yorker. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  7. ^ a b c Caijing official website. "About Us". Beijing. Retrieved 27 May 2014.

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