Author(s): Michael Chui and Christian Upper
Date published: Nov 2017SUERF Policy Note, Issue 20
Michael Chui, Bank for International Settlements
Christian Upper, Bank for International Settlements
JEL-codes: E44, G23, N25 and P34.
Keywords: Chinese financial regulation, economic growth, shadow banking.
Sharp rise in Chinese shadow banking …
China’s shadow banking sector has grown considerably in recent years. The size differs due to the variations in the definition, but most estimates point to an uninterrupted trend growth. For example, of the aggregate financing data published by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the three items of credit intermediation relate to entities (fully or partially) outside the regulatory banking system – entrusted loans, trust loans and undiscounted bankers’ acceptances – totalled RMB 26 trillion (USD 4 trillion) at end-2016, up 64% from end-2012 (Graph 1, left-hand panel). Read Full Text