Welcome to the CIPS China branch pages

So-called ‘rare earths’ have been at the centre of controversy over pricing, supply and claims of market manipulation.

Chen Liang looks at their history and prospects for the future...

Our active networks in Beijing and Shanghai hold regular events and training across the region in association with the China Communications and Transportation Association (CCTA). These local networks enable CIPS members and procurement professionals to:

  • facilitate knowledge sharing, experiences and best practice
  • provide a point of contact for guidance, advice and mentoring of members seeking support
  • promote the procurement profession in the local environment.


Training courses

Training courses - China & Hong Kong

As the worldwide centre of excellence on procurement and supply management issues CIPS series of open training programmes are aimed to help professionals deliver real strategic and sustainable value to their organisations.

Each of these new courses is designed to give the delegate a deeper understanding and appreciation of specific topics in the procurement and supply chain to enable them to better manage the process.