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Zhou Xiaochuan Denies that Belt and Road Is Debt-trap Diplomacy

The former governor of the Chinese central bank has addressed accusations that China's much vaunted Belt and Road Initiative perpetrates a form...

Beijing Issues New Directive to Support Private Enterprise Growth Post COVID-19

The Chinese central government has just issued a new directive to support the development of private enterprises in China and help them...

Legal Changes Expand Power of Chinese Central Bank, Confer Official Recognition to Digital Renminbi

Proposed amendments to the law governing the Chinese central bank are expected to confer it with greater sway and authority within China's...

Renminbi Internationalisation Will Be Guided by the Market, Regulators Must Reduce Cross-border Restrictions: Chinese Central Bank Head

The governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has highlighted the key role of market forces in broader efforts to expedite...

China’s Elderly Population Will Exceed 300 Million During 14th Five Year Plan

Data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) indicates that China's population of elderly people is on track to approach a third...

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...

China’s Top Finance Regulators Send Raft of Policy Signals at 2020 Financial Street Forum

Senior officials from the People's Bank of China (PBOC), the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) and the China Securities Regulatory...

China’s Live Streaming E-commerce Market Set to Breach 1 Trillion Yuan in 2020

A new report from KPMG and Alibaba sees the live streaming e-commerce market in China exceeding one trillion yuan (approx. USD$150 billion)...

Chinese Housing Prices Enter the “10,000 Yuan Era”

Domestic analysts say that the Chinese housing market has just seen average prices rise permanently above the threshold of 10,000 yuan (approx....

NDRC Is “Confident” Chinese Economy Will Meet Annual Targets for 2020, Says Employment Has Risen Nearly 9M Since Start of Year

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) says it is confident that the Chinese economy will satisfy the full-year targets set by...

Chinese GDP Growth Rises to 0.7% in Third Quarter

China's GDP growth for the first three quarters of 2020 has entered positive territory despite the initial economic impacts of the COVID-19...

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Anhui Province Undertakes Trial Scheme for SME Emergency Loans to Enteprises Affected by COVID-19 and Flooding

The inland Chinese province of Anhui has announced the start of a trial scheme for the provision of emergency loans to local...

ByteDance Establishes Artificial Intelligence Subsidiary in Fujian Province

ByteDance, the company behind social media giant TikTok, has just established a tech subsidiary in Fujian province whose business scope includes artificial...

Alibaba Unveils Plan for Greater Digitisation of Cross-border Trade

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has unveiled an ambitious new plans to support the use of e-commerce by small businesses.

Lending to Private Enterprise Increases 5.4 Trillion Yuan During Jan – Sep Period: CBIRC

The latest data from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) points to a sizeable increase in lending to private enterprises...