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...
by zhou shuren | Aug 3, 2011
With the Chinese yuan rising 0.41 percent versus the dollar in the last two weeks, China’s five-year notes and comparable U.S. Treasury issues was at a record high yesterday. The growing strength of the yuan was boosted...
by victoriawu | Mar 18, 2011
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...
by cdtstaff | Mar 4, 2011
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...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 25, 2010
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...
by Liu Yong | Dec 28, 2009
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...
by Kate Zhao | Jun 4, 2007
From People’s Daily: The Import and Export Bank of China, known as Exim Bank, announced on Monday that its board of directors has given the bank a “go-ahead” to issue Renminbi bonds on the Hong Kong market. This makes Exim Bank the third bank in less than two months to consider issuing Renminbi bonds in […]
by Zhao Ying | Jun 22, 2006
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 […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 5, 2005
From Bloomberg.com: 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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