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Foreign Companies Will Not Flee China Despite Impacts of COVID-19 on Global Economy: Deputy IMF Director Zhu Min

One of China's leading economists says that the COVID-19 pandemic and its related impacts will not compel foreign companies to withdraw from...

PwC Highlights Five Areas of Challenge and Opportunity for Chinese Banks

A new report on the Chinese banking sector from international consulting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) has identified five key areas of "challenge...

Chinese Economists Upbeat about COVID-19 Recovery in Q3 2020: CASS Survey

A new survey conducted by one of China's leading think tanks found that respondents expect the Chinese economy to stage a substantial...

Chinese Power Consumption Rises to Record High in August, NDRC Hails Sign of Post-COVID 19 Economic Recovery

Chinese electricity consumption levels have lifted to an unprecedented high in the month of August, with the central government pointing to the...

Financial Leverage to Hit 265% of China’s GDP by 2021, Credit Efficiency to Fall to Five Year Low: Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings expects the COVID-19 pandemic to bring the credit efficiency ratio of Chinese banks to a five-year low.

Chinese Industrial Enterprises See 4.8% YoY Profit Rise in Second Quarter

Industrial enterprises in China have seen their profit levels post robust growth in the second quarter of 2020 despite the economic impacts...

Moody’s Expects Asset Quality of Chinese Banks to Be Hit by COVID-19 Before End of 2020

Rating's agency Moody's expects the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the asset quality of banks to make themselves apparent in six...

IMF Should Use SDR General Allocation to Deal with COVID-19: Chinese Central Bank Governor

Yi Gang (易纲) governor of the Chinese central bank, has published an essay calling for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to make...

China Steps up Government Bond Issuance in 2020 to Deal with COVID-19 Impacts

The Chinese government has highlighted a sharp increase in the issuance of sovereign bonds at various levels in order to mitigate the...

COVID-19 Spurs Foreign Companies to Accelerate China Investment Ambitions

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic may be having the unexpected effect of spurring foreign companies to accelerate their plans to expand...

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China to Increase Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor Quota by around USD$10 Billion

China's forex administration has announced a further increase to the foreign investment quota for qualified domestic institutional investors (QDII).

Zhou Xiaochuan Weighs in on Internationalisation of the Renminbi at 2020 Financial Street Forum

Zhou Xiaochuan, the former head of the Chinese central bank, has voiced his opinions on the near-term prospects for the internationalisation of...

PBOC Launches Fintech Research Centre, Calls for “Comprehensive Increase” in China’s Fintech Competitiveness and Influence

A senior official from the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has called for the country to further drive efforts for the development...