Special focus: China

 

From rebalancing of the economy and financial reform to the internationalization of the renminbi, Euromoney sheds light on China’s economic challenges amid the global spotlight.

China: Covid bonds are more bond than Covid

China: Covid bonds are more bond than Covid

June 16, 2020

Chinese issuers responded to Covid-19 by selling bonds that were designed to help fight the pandemic – in reality, only a fraction of the money raised was used to tackle problems created by the virus.

China: End of the Belt and Road?

China: End of the Belt and Road?

June 04, 2020

Mainland Chinese firms invested $72.2 billion in Africa between 2014 and 2018, much of it through the Belt and Road Initiative.

Chinese bonds: buyer beware

Chinese bonds: buyer beware

May 19, 2020

Foreign capital is flooding into Chinese bonds, but investors would be wise to scrutinize the myriad ways by which issuers can wriggle out of meeting their obligations.

Coronavirus returns to bite China again

Coronavirus returns to bite China again

March 20, 2020

While the West is consumed by its own mounting panic, it is easy to forget that China, where coronavirus began, is still in all sorts of trouble: growth rates are tumbling and stimulus is a certainty.

China’s state banks close branches as coronavirus spreads

China’s state banks close branches as coronavirus spreads

February 14, 2020

As the death toll rises, China’s big state lenders are being forced to shutter branches and Beijing has reacted by disbursing loans to afflicted companies – but the sector is also hit by slowing credit growth and a sharp rise in NPLs.