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Tencent’s WeBank Wins Award for Supporting COVID-19 Containment Efforts in China

Tencent-backed digital lender WeBank has won an award for its contribution to efforts to contain the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in...

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...

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Chinese Central Bank Hails Eradication of P2P Lending, “Orderly Disposal” of High-risk Financial Institutions

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has highlighted the removal of all of the country's P2P lending platforms in 2020 as part...

NDRC Flags Active Fiscal Policy, Increased Spending on New Infrastructure in 2021

China's chief planning authority has outlined a raft of its policy intentions for 2021, as the national economy continues to recover from...

China’s GDP Breaches 100 Trillion Yuan Threshold after Posting 2.3% Growth in 2020, Disposable Income up 4.7%

Official data points to growth of over 2% in Chinese GDP in 2020 despite the adverse economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic....

China Bans Banks from Selling Depository Products via Third Party Online Platforms

Beijing has issued a new directive which further steps up pressure on the sale of depository products via online fintech platforms, after...