Chinese Regulator Trying To Mitigate Incidences of NPL

The build-up of bad loans in China’s banking sector has affected business in the country. Last year, the level of non-performing loans (NPL) rose by over 50% from where it was at the end of the previous year. Within the 4mths to the end of 2015, NPL had shot up 7%, yet it was the slowest quarterly rise in all of 2015, according to the China Banking Regulatory Commission. The commission also indicated that the level of doubtful debts is also a concern for the country. Generally, within the year, the figure of troubled loans hit 4.2 trillion yuan....

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