Ingrid Hengster, RBS Country Head, Germany, Switzerland and Austria
In the meantime, it might be tempting for European finance directors to view Chinas capital markets as a distraction to their day job sourcing billions from the dollar and euro funding markets. However, doing that would risk putting those firms at a long-term disadvantage to more far-sighted foreign rivals. Pursuing even a small issue now will help firms to familiarise themselves with the regulatory environment, build a name and send an important signal of their commitment to the Chinese market.
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