Asia Briefing found itself last week in Yinchuan, capital of the Ningxia region, which was once a feature of the ancient Silk Road, and we were again (...)

China banking: the reason shadow banking is booming is because more than 90 per cent of the nation’s 42 million small- and medium-sized enterprises – find it difficult to get bank loans

Underground lending has become common within the Chinese business community as the government-owned banks tighten up on liquidity as part of ef(...)