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China trades up

China raises its trade status

Spurred by strong domestic growth, China is repositioning itself on the global trade map, with its exporters moving up the value chain and its share of global exports and imports steadily rising.

China trade

China's journey from 'factory' to 'mega-trader'

China's trade relationship with the rest of the world is changing, as it sheds its 'factory' status and becomes a vital trade partner to every global region. James King assesses this journey.

China prime time for trade finance

China's prime time for trade finance

With heavy state involvement and the occasional scandal, China’s trade finance sector may not be perfect. But significant change is under way as government policies facilitate growth and diversification in the country’s industry and financial sector. 

China: a drama that may not bring a crisis

China: a drama that may not bring a crisis

Many analysts in the West are predicting the worst for China’s economy, pointing to a slowdown in growth and claiming a meltdown is on its way. However, as Stephen Timewell discovers, the mood within the country is more prosaic, with the feeling being that the economy is simply maturing to a level that will make its growth more sustainable.

A sustainable future

China’s banks look to sustainable future

As Chinese banks enter a new era of lower but more sustainable profit growth, they are increasingly eyeing new markets and models to maintain their upward trajectory.

Yi Gang

Central bank deputy governor looks to more balanced future

The deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, Yi Gang, sees positives in the slowing of China’s economy, and is looking to a healthier, more sustainable future for the country’s financial sector.

The Postal Savings Bank of China

From out of nowhere: the Postal Savings Bank of China

Over the past seven years, the Postal Savings Bank of China has emerged out of nowhere to establish the largest banking network in the world. Stephen Timewell assesses its meteoric rise.

The unstoppable march of the renminbi

The unstoppable march of the renminbi

As the internationalisation of the renminbi continues at a break-neck pace, Stephen Timewell and Xenia Xie look at the opportunities this will open up for both domestic and foreign banks.

Top 1000 World Banks – China's banks go from strength to strength

The growth story of Chinese banks continues unabated, with the country's big four strengthening their positions and its second-tier lenders also performing strongly.

Top 1000 World Banks – Chinese banks dominate net interest income gains

When it comes to net interest income, Chinese banks dominate yet again in the 2014 Top 1000 World Banks ranking.

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