“You Should Be Rooting for China”

While reports suggest China’s housing bubble may soon burst and some express the zero-sum sentiment that China’s continued rise means America’s decline, economist Zachary Karabell argues that a thriving China...

China Finds Vindication in U.S. Debt Crisis

The drama over raising the U.S. debt ceiling has been closely observed and also strongly criticized in China. From CBS News: Chinese websites have been flooded with comments criticizing Washington for seemingly ignoring the...

China Continues to Trim its US Debt to Avoid Risks

Though China remains America’s largest creditor by virtue of holding the largest amount of U.S. debt through Treasury bonds, China  has also been selling a large portion of them in order to diversify risk. From the...

China’s Treasury Holdings Rose to Record $1.175 Trillion

According to newly released figures, China has amassed a record amount of US bonds totaling $1.175 trillion.From Bloomberg Businessweek: China, America’s largest creditor, increased its holdings of U.S. debt to a record $1.175...

Bank of China to Sell up to $5.8 Billion in Bonds

Beijing is taking new measures to rein in inflation and overheating in the economy, Business Week reports: Bank of China plans to sell up to 40 billion yuan ($5.8 billion) in bonds to replenish its capital and meet government...

Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ To Issue China Yuan Bonds

From AFP: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ said Monday it plans to issue yuan-denominated bonds in China early next year after becoming the first foreign commercial bank to obtain government approval. The Japanese bank, which was...

China Yields to Decline on 20-Year Bonds as Growth Spurs Demand – Bloomberg

From Bloomberg: China may pay less to sell 20-year bonds than it did a year ago as economic growth spurs savings, giving banks more money to invest in local debt securities. The government plans to sell 30 billion yuan ($3.75 billion) of bonds maturing in 2026 this week. The 20-year bonds sold in May 2005 […]

Bloomberg: China’s Finance Ministry to Sell Fewer Bonds in 2005

From China’s government will increase spending at a slower pace this year and sell fewer bonds to fund infrastructure projects to help cool the world’s fastest-growing major economy, according to Finance Minister Jin Renqing. China forecasts a 13.7 percent increase in total spending in 2005 to 3.23 trillion yuan ($390 billion), down from 15.1 […]



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