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Central State-owned Enterprises Post Declining Debt-Asset Ratio in First Half

China's central state-owned enterprises (SOE's) posted a modest decline in their debt-asset ratios in the first half of 2018 amidst Beijing's ongoing deleveraging campaign. The...

Beijing Tells Insurance Sector Not to Covertly Fund Local Governments

China's insurance regulatory has cautioned the country's insurance funds against providing covert funding to local governments, amidst a crackdown on regional debt. Chen Wenhui, deputy...

Local Government Bond Issuance Expected to Remain Around 4 Trillion Yuan in 2018

Analysts expect heavy regulatory pressure to keep local government bond issuance at around 4 trillion yuan this year, roughly on par with the 2017...

“Orderly Deleveraging Needed to Stabilise Market Expectations”- State Media

China's state-run media has called for Beijing's ongoing deleveraging campaign to be conducted in an "orderly" fashion, with a view to more effectively containing...

Central Government Flags Heavy Pressure on Covert Local Government Debt Growth

China's central government appears intent upon keeping a lid on "covert borrowing" by the country's local governments as part of its ongoing deleveraging campaign. China's...

State Council Stresses Debt-equity Swaps for Slashing Corporate Leverage

China's State Council has reiterated its commitment to the use of debt-equity swaps as a key tool for reducing high levels of corporate leverage,...

China Opens its First Online Exchange for Distressed Debt

China's biggest asset management company has just launched the country's first online platform that provides for the trading of distressed debt assets, as Beijing...

Real Estate Bond Repayments on Track to Hit Record High in 2018

A new report from Haitong Securities warns that an unprecedented volume of Chinese real estate sector debt is set to mature in 2018 and...

Can Low Household Debt Contain Chinese Real Estate Prices?

While Chinese households continue to bear a comparatively modest share of national debt, their high savings levels continue to drive up prices in the...

Shadow Banking Crackdown Could Further Hamper Capital Adequacy Ratios

China's commercial lenders will find it a challenge to raise their perilously low capital adequacy ratios amidst Beijing's ongoing shadow banking crackdown, according to...

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