China Market Intelligence

August 2nd, 2017
By Maryan Escarfullett

China’s rising debt levels concern investors and banking authorities, but regulators are becoming increasingly active in passing policies aimed at controlling debt and managing risks to the economy. While some analysts are cautious about China’s rising debt, others remain optimistic about the government’s ability to manage the issue.

William Foster, senior vice president and credit risk officer of Moody’s Investors Service, recently explained to USCBC member...

January 25th, 2017
By Jake Parker

Limited progress on State Owned Enterprise (SOE) reform continues to undermine US industry’s confidence in China’s policy direction, but recent announcements limiting SOE outbound investment might be beneficial. Since December, Chinese regulators have increased scrutiny of SOE outbound investment plans, limiting the size and types of permitted deals because of the downward pressure on the renminbi (RMB)....