China's financial diplomacy - The Economist

The EconomistChina's financial diplomacyThe EconomistXI JINPING, China's president, was chummy in public when he met Nicols Maduro in Beijing in early January (pictured), praising his Venezuelan counterpart as a ?good friend of the Chinese people?. Behind closed doors, negotiations must have been far ...and more »

China Financial Services breaks dim sum lull - FinanceAsia

FinanceAsiaChina Financial Services breaks dim sum lullFinanceAsiaChina Financial Services has raised Rmb300 million ($49 million) through its first renminbi-denominated bond in Hong Kong. CFS, a Hong Kong-listed financial service provider in northern China for small and medium-sized enterprises, priced the three ...

China's financial loans to Latin The us rise - Beacon Review

MercoPressChina's financial loans to Latin The us riseBeacon ReviewThe determine is the 2nd most significant on document for Chinese lending in Latin The us, in accordance to the report. The Chinese financial loans exceed the mixed worthy of of those by the Environment Bank and the Inter-American Development Lender, ...Guest post: China keeps credit flowing to Latin America's fragile economiesFT.com (registration) (blog)China has become Latin America's leading banker: 22bn dollars in 2014MercoPressChinese loans helping Latin America amid oil price slumpDeutsche WelleYahoo Finance UKall 68 news articles »

Democratising finance: Net groups disrupt China's financial landscape - Financial Times

Financial TimesDemocratising finance: Net groups disrupt China's financial landscapeFinancial TimesThe past year has brought significant disruption to China's financial landscape, with internet heavyweights Alibaba and Tencent leading the charge into mobile payments, deposit-like savings products, and even fully fledged banking. Chinese policy ...and more »

Postal Savings Bank of China chases pre-IPO investors - Financial Times

WantChinaTimesPostal Savings Bank of China chases pre-IPO investorsFinancial TimesAlibaba already has a partnership with the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank, to offer micro finance services in China. It could use the Postal Saving's Bank's cheap funding as a way to extend its financial ...Postal Savings Bank of China in talks to go publicWantChinaTimesPostal Savings Bank of China in talks over stake saleSouth China Morning Post (subscription)China may stage world's biggest IPO, likely next yearMarketWatchReuters -AsiaOneall 26 news articles »

China draft counterterror law strikes fear in foreign tech firms - Yahoo Finance UK

China draft counterterror law strikes fear in foreign tech firmsYahoo Finance UKIn December, China's banking regulator adopted new rules that outlined security criteria that tech products in 68 categories must meet in order to be considered "secure and controllable" for use in the financial sector, according to a version of the ...and more »



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Trade Drops for Phase 1 of Canton Fair 2014

Held twice a year in the city of Guangzhou, capital of the Guangdong province, the Canton Fair has been running since 1957 and is considered to be the largest trade fair in China. The Canton Fair (full name being China Import and Export Fair) is organized by China Foreign Trade Center and supported by the Ministry of Commerce of China and People’s Government of the Guangdong Province. To accommodate the more than 150,000 different products showcased by more than 55,800 exhibitors, the Canton Fair is split into three sessions. Phase 1 of the current Canton Fair took place on October 15-19 and included Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Machinery, Vehicles & Spare Parts; Hardware & Tools; Chemical Products; Energy Resources; and Building Materials. Phase 2 is set to take place on October 23-27 featuring Consumer Goods; Gifts; and Home Decorations. Phase 3 on October 31 to November 4 includes Office Supplies; Recreation Products; Cases & Bags; Food; Textiles & Garments; Shoes; and Medicines, Medical Devices & Health Products.

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Trade - Editor, 24 September 2014

China's Economic Growth Slows, Shadow Lending Grows

A recent report published by New York-based research company China Beige Book (CBB) revealed that China's economic growth is faltering, despite the government's 'mini-stimulus' strategies launched in May, which included a more relaxed approach to lending and a wave of infrastructure investment projects. The CBB report, which is compiled from surveys of more than 2,100 firms around China, noted that less than 20 percent of the firms surveyed borrowed in the third quarter, whether it be from the bond market, banks or shadow finance firms, which is a drop of 29 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013. The report also shows that capital expenditures have dipped to the lowest level since the CBB survey began in 2012.

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News - Editor, 10 September 2014

China's e-Commerce Market Booming

As Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares for its IPO through the New York Stock Exchange, the Dalian Wanda group in China announced on Friday that it would be entering into an e-commerce joint venture with Baidu and Tencent Holdings to be registered in Hong Kong. Wanda will own 70 percent of the new venture with Baidu and Tencent each holding 15 percent. The aim is to tap into China's e-commerce market, which is reportedly the largest in the world and currently dominated by Alibaba. The collaboration between the three companies will create the world's biggest online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce platform, where people use their mobile devises to locate and buy goods and services, often while they are in or nearby the physical store.

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