Monday, March 1, 2021


SWIFT Launches Joint-venture in Beijing with Chinese Central Bank’s Digital Currency Research Institute

International payments organisation the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) has teamed up with the Digital Currency Research Institute of the...

Over a Dozen Chinese Banks Leap On Board SWIFT Global Payments Initiative

A slew of Chinese banks have opted to join a global initiative for quicker and more transparent cross-border payments launched by international payments organisation SWIFT in...

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Chinese Grain Production Rises 0.9% in 2020 to 669.49 Million Tonnes

Grain production in China edged higher in 2020 despite the adverse economic impact of COVID-19.

Average Disposable Incomes in China Rise 4.7% in 2020 Despite Impact of COVID-19

Official data points to a sizeable rise in disposable incomes in China last year despite the adverse economic impacts of the COVID-19...

ByteDance Shuffles Senior Execs at Toutiao and TikTok

TikTok-owner ByteDance has made adjustments to key executives at the helm of its leading social media and news content platforms.

Bank of China Appointed Liu Jin, Former Head of China Everbright Bank, as President

Bank of China (BOC) has announced the appointment of a veteran of China's state-owned and joint-stock banking sector to the position of...