Guest post: China's shadow finance risks start to ebb - FT.com (registration) (blog)

Guest post: China's shadow finance risks start to ebbFT.com (registration) (blog)China's shadow finance sector has become a global concern. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank have both warned about the risks associated with the rapid build-up of assets within such an opaque sector, while central bankers now ...

China's finance ministry vows to stamp out excess utilities charges - South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription)China's finance ministry vows to stamp out excess utilities chargesSouth China Morning Post (subscription)Individuals and businesses could collectively save billions of yuan a year in utilities fees if the Ministry of Finance follows through on a pledge to eliminate unjustified charges for services like electricity supply. The ministry's vow came after ...

How China is reshaping global development finance - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleHow China is reshaping global development financeDeutsche WelleOver the past couple of months, China has played a major role in launching initiatives to increase infrastructure financing for developing countries. In July 2014, China, together with the other BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa ...China wants to build the world a railwayCNBCall 196 news articles »

Shares punctured by two-pronged slowdown in China, Europe - Yahoo Finance UK

Yahoo Finance UKShares punctured by two-pronged slowdown in China, EuropeYahoo Finance UKMarkets were also still digesting Wednesday's meeting minutes from the U.S. central bank which suggested that it will still push ahead with its first rate hike since the financial crisis next year. [ID:nL2N0T926U]. Other parts of the world continue to ...Global shares punctured by two-pronged China, Europe slowdownYahoo! Maktoob Newsall 28 news articles »

China finance official says shadow banking major issue - Reuters

China finance official says shadow banking major issueReutersBRISBANE, Australia Nov 15 (Reuters) - China's rapidly growing shadow banking sector and the overcapacity of its economy are among its major problems, vice finance minister Zhu Guangyao said on Saturday. "We do have problems that have been ...China's economy experiencing period of pain: Vice-finance minister Zhu ...Times of Indiaall 185 news articles »

Australia-China FTA provides opportunities for Australian financial services - Sydney Morning Herald

Yahoo!7 NewsAustralia-China FTA provides opportunities for Australian financial servicesSydney Morning HeraldWestpac, National Australia Bank and ANZ Banking are moving already to strengthen ties with some of China's largest financial institutions. Until now Australian banks' China banking licenses have been heavily restricted. But under the FTA, the waiting ...China-Australia FTA may create losers as well as winnersYahoo!7 NewsSydney renminbi hub opens China tradeThe Daily TelegraphAustralia, China deepen ties with landmark free trade dealYahoo Finance UKHerald Sun -Perth Now -NEWS.com.auall 1,885 news articles »



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Features - Editor, 22 October 2014

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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