China's Finance Ministry Sells Debut Offshore Renminbi Bond - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalChina's Finance Ministry Sells Debut Offshore Renminbi BondWall Street JournalChina's finance ministry sold its first offshore renminbi bond Thursday in London, a move by Beijing to boost the international profile of its currency further. The 3 billion yuan ($500 million) of yuan-denominated debt maturing in June 2019 will pay ...Britain says China to launch renminbi sovereign bond in LondonYahoo Finance UKBeijing picks London for first yuan-bond outside ChinaTHE BUSINESS TIMESChina to issue sovereign renminbi bond on London stock marketPublic Finance InternationalCity A.M. -Finance Magnates -China Dailyall 32 news articles »

China finance ministry: Government debt risk under control - Asia Times

Asia TimesChina finance ministry: Government debt risk under controlAsia TimesOverall risks associated with public debt are ?controllable?, and there is room on the government's balance sheet to borrow more, the Ministry of Finance said. However, it warned the local governments' ability to repay debt has weakened. chain yuan ...China's government borrowing to rise as debt levels still low: finance ministrySouth China Morning PostChina Flags Room to Boost Government Debt to Support GrowthBloombergThere's only one way for China to escape a debt-deflation trapYahoo Newsall 19 news articles »

China finance ministry to sell offshore renminbi bonds in London - Financial Times

Financial TimesChina finance ministry to sell offshore renminbi bonds in LondonFinancial TimesChina's finance ministry will issue Rmb3bn ($458m) of bonds in London's offshore renminbi market, a test of foreign investors' appetite for Chinese assets amid concerns about the currency's depreciation and capital flight. The UK government has ...China's New Yuan Loans and Aggregate Financing Plummeted in AprilYahoo NewsPBOC Tightens its Grip Over Chinese Yuan Exchange Rate: WSJFinance MagnatesCurrency war fears back on the agenda as China sets fix at five-year lowThe Australian Financial ReviewTHE BUSINESS TIMESall 119 news articles »

China's finance ministry misspent 332000 yuan in first quarter: watchdog - Reuters

China's finance ministry misspent 332000 yuan in first quarter: watchdogReutersSeveral party members were disciplined for accepting inappropriate financial and other gifts while one former company head was found to have taking advantage of his position, the Central Commision for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) also said in the ...and more »

Chinese firms' financial outlook worsens at record rate - Financial Times

Financial TimesChinese firms' financial outlook worsens at record rateFinancial TimesThe financial outlook for Chinese companies is deteriorating at a record rate as a large debt overhang accumulated since the 2008 financial crisis and waning corporate profits presage an ?extended period of sub-par economic growth?, according to Moody ...and more »

China becomes global leader in development finance - Financial Times

Financial TimesChina becomes global leader in development financeFinancial TimesChina is now a bigger presence in international development finance than all of the world's six major multilateral financial institutions put together, a new study has found. The study, conducted by academics from Boston University and the Chinese ...and more »



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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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