$1,200 for one year

A SinoInsider subscription gives you:
  • Full access to our authoritative China research and forecasting.
  • Our biweekly SinoWeekly Plus premium newsletter (contains links to our regular research articles, extra insights, and early notification of our special reports).
  • Advance notification of SinoInsider events.
Scholars, research institutions, and institutions of higher education can fill up this form to get a special offer.


USD $300

  • SinoInsider subscribers will receive a free digital copy of our China 2021 outlook via email.
  • Those who ordered the report will receive a digital copy via email within 24 hours.
  • We forecast the big questions for China in 2021:
    • What is the direction of Sino-U.S. relations after the U.S. presidential election? 
    • Will the trade war and tech war resume? 
    • Is Xi Jinping politically secure? 
    • Is China a “financial safe haven”?
    • Will China invade Taiwan? 
    • Will Hong Kong see communist “normalization” or is the tide turning against the CCP? 
    • Will a “Berlin Wall” moment for the CCP result in regime collapse, and will a post-communist China see mass chaos?
  • Our China 2021 outlook covers CCP elite politics, economics (including finance and currency), military, society, Taiwan cross-strait relations, Sino-U.S. relations, and geopolitics. 
  • Proven track record:
    • China 2018 outlook — 85% accurate
    • China 2019 outlook — over 80% accurate
  • Key forecasts:
    • In 2018, we called a Sino-U.S. trade war “unavoidable”; forecasted an ideological turn in U.S. policy towards China; predicted the appointment of Wang Qishan as vice president; and anticipated key purges in the PRC.  
    • In 2019, we predicted the spread of contagious diseases in China; the timing of Trump’s China tariffs with great precision; the occurrence of Black Swan events for the Chinese Communist Party (Hong Kong); and the bankruptcy of financial institutions (Baoshang Bank and Hengfeng Bank were taken over by the authorities, a technical bankruptcy) and tech companies (Aiwujiwu, taojiji.com). 
    • In 2020, we called the CCP’s effort to cover-up the spread of contagious diseases in China and its use of unethical means to contain the spread of the diseases and eliminate the epidemic; the worsening of China’s economy across the board; food shortages and crisis in China; strong U.S. efforts to curb the CCP and the formation of an anti-CCP bloc; and U.S. sanctions against Hong Kong and PRC officials.
“Your publication insights tremendously help us complete our regular analysis on in-depth issues of major importance. ”
Ms. Nicoleta Buracinschi, Embassy of Romania to the People’s Republic of China
"I’m a very happy, satisfied subscriber to your service and all the deep information it provides to increase our understanding. SinoInsider is profoundly helping to alter the public landscape when it comes to the PRC."
James Newman, Former U.S. Navy cryptologist
“Prof. Ming’s information about the Sino-U.S. trade war is invaluable for us in Taiwan’s technology industry. Our company basically acted on Prof. Ming’s predictions and enlarged our scale and enriched our product lines. That allowed us to deal capably with larger orders from China in 2019. ”
Mr. Chiu, Realtek R&D Center
“I am following China’s growing involvement in the Middle East, seeking to gain a better understanding of China itself and the impact of domestic constraints on its foreign policy. I have found SinoInsider quite helpful in expanding my knowledge and enriching my understanding of the issues at stake.”
Ehud Yaari, Lafer International Fellow, The Washington Institute
“SinoInsider’s research on the CCP examines every detail in great depth and is a very valuable reference. Foreign researchers will find SinoInsider’s research helpful in understanding what is really going on with the CCP and China. ”
Baterdene, Researcher, The National Institute for Security Studies (Mongolian)
“The forecasts of Prof. Chu-cheng Ming and the SinoInsider team are an invaluable resource in guiding our news reporting direction and anticipating the next moves of the Chinese and Hong Kong governments.”
Chan Miu-ling, Radio Television Hong Kong China Team Deputy Leader
“SinoInsider always publishes interesting and provocative work on Chinese elite politics. It is very worthwhile to follow the work of SinoInsider to get their take on factional struggles in particular.”
Lee Jones, Reader in International Politics, Queen Mary University of London
“[SinoInsider has] been very useful in my class on American foreign policy because it contradicts the widely accepted argument that the U.S. should work cooperatively with China. And the whole point of the course is to expose students to conflicting approaches to contemporary major problems.”
Roy Licklider, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
“As a China-based journalist, SinoInsider is to me a very reliable source of information to understand deeply how the CCP works and learn more about the factional struggle and challenges that Xi Jinping may face. ”
Sebastien Ricci, AFP correspondent for China & Mongolia
“SinoInsider offers an interesting perspective on the Sino-U.S. trade war and North Korea. Their predictions are often accurate, which is definitely very helpful.”
Sebastien Ricci, AFP correspondent for China & Mongolia
“I have found SinoInsider to provide much greater depth and breadth of coverage with regard to developments in China. The subtlety of the descriptions of China's policy/political processes is absent from traditional media channels.”
John Lipsky, Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar, Kissinger Center for Global Affairs
“My teaching at Cambridge and policy analysis for the UK audience have been informed by insights from your analyzes. ”
Dr Kun-Chin Lin, University Lecturer in Politics,
Deputy Director of the Centre for Geopolitics, Cambridge University
" SinoInsider's in-depth and nuanced analysis of Party dynamics is an excellent template to train future Sinologists with a clear understanding that what happens in the Party matters."
Stephen Nagy, Senior Associate Professor, International Christian University
“ I find Sinoinsider particularly helpful in instructing students about the complexities of Chinese politics and what elite competition means for the future of the US-China relationship.”
Howard Sanborn, Professor, Virginia Military Institute
“SinoInsider has been one of my most useful (and enjoyable) resources”
James Newman, Former U.S. Navy cryptologist
“Professor Ming and his team’s analyses of current affairs are very far-sighted and directionally accurate. In the present media environment where it is harder to distinguish between real and fake information, SinoInsider’s professional perspectives are much needed to make sense of a perilous and unpredictable world. ”
Liu Cheng-chuan, Professor Emeritus, National Chiayi University