Over the past two years, China has seen a proliferation of state-endorsed experiments representing...
by Grace | Oct 28, 2015
The Chinese government is preparing to launch a controversial credit score system that will...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 18, 2007
From The Independent Online: China yesterday tightened its grip on credit in an attempt to prevent the torrent of cash generated by its ballooning trade surplus from overheating the economy. In a surprise announcement on the eve of the Chinese new year holidays, the People’s Bank of China ordered lenders to park another half a […]
by Michael Zhao | Apr 6, 2006
From Xiandai Kuaibao via Xinhua News Agency (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): Three reasons are behind the dropping consumption among Chinese and rising deposits: unstable income level, uncertain spendings and unsound consumption credit system. People have to increase their deposits, as a result of increased uncertainty in their job stability, as more competition is […]
CDT in the News
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- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods