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Leading Chinese Finance Official Calls for Conversion of Hidden Debt into “Statutory Debt” via Bond Issues

A leading Chinese finance official has flagged the possibility of converting some "hidden" local government debt into "lawful" or "statutory" debt, following...

Bank of Communications Underwrites New Bonds for Revitalization of China’s Rural Areas

Big state-owned lender Bank of Communications (BOCOM) has become the first Chinese bank to underwrite a new debt instrument designed to channel...

Chinese Investors Can Now Buy Government Savings Bonds Using Their Mobile Phones

The Chinese government has made it possible for domestic investors to subscribe for government bonds via mobile banking apps.

Financial Street Holding Plans 1.13 Billion Yuan Issue of 5-Year Corporate Bonds with Coupon Rate of 3.10 – 4.10%

Shenzhen-listed Financial Street Holding (金融街控股股份有限公司) has announced its second issue of corporate bonds for 2021.

China Releases 2021 Edition of Green Bonds Support Catalogue

China's top financial and economic regulators have issued the latest version of the country's green bonds support catalogue, amidst a broad push...

Local Government Bond Issues Expected to Hit Record High in 2021

Bond issues by China's local governments are on track to breach a record high in 2021, amidst efforts by policymakers to buoy...

Agricultural Development Bank of China Undertakes Trial Bond Tender for Foreign Investors in Shanghai

One of China's three main policy banks has undertaken a trial bond issue for both domestic and foreign investors.

March Bond Issuance in China Hits 6.2 Trillion Yuan

Issuance of bonds in China totalled 6.2 trillion yuan (approx. USD$960 billion) in the month of March according to the latest data...

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China’s Commercial Banks See YoY Profit Growth of 2.4% in First Quarter, NPL Ratio Eases to 1.8%

The latest official data points to modest growth in the net profits of the Chinese commercial banking sector in the first quarter...

ICBC Tops Forbes List of World’s 2000 Leading Public Companies for Ninth Consecutive Year

China biggest bank in terms of assets has once again topped the Forbes Global 2000 list of the world's leading public companies....

PBOC Undertakes 100 Billion Yuan in 1-year MLF Operations on 17 May, Rates Remain Unchanged

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) undertook 100 billion yuan in medium-term lending facility (MLF) operations on 17 May, alongside 10 billion...

Huawei Wants to Drive China’s Transformation into the World’s Digital Leader

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has committed to a major overhaul of its cooperative partnership ecosystem as part of efforts to transform China...