We are pleased to announce the China Securities Market Quality Report and the China Market Quality Cooperative Research Centre were launched April 21 in China. It follows the successful award of the China Scholarship Council to support higher degree research collaboration between CMCRC, Macquarie University and Nankai University. The 475 page report was well received by academics and industry attending the event held at Nankai University. The conference included parallel sessions on China’s economy and financial market quality, in addition to keynotes by representatives from Nasdaq, People’s Bank of China, Nankai University and CMCRC. Coverage of the event included interviews with Professor Aitken and Dr Frank Hatheway from Nasdaq by Phoenix Media and major news publication chinanews.com and ifeng.com.