Institutional background and hypotheses development

Qing He; Jiyuan Huang; Dongxu Li; Liping Lu
December 2016
BOFIT Discussion Papers;12/19/2016, Issue 19, p8
Working Paper
The article provides an account of banking sector in China. It mentions that the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has set base interest rates along with upper and lower bounds for deposits and lending. It also reveals that the government has adopted various measures to improve the efficiency of state-owned banks and reduce the level of nonperforming loans (NPLs).


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