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    1. May 20, 2015

      China’s Bocom acquires Brazil’s Banco BBM

      Bank of Communications, China’s fifth-largest commercial bank by assets, has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Brazil’s...

    2. May 17, 2015

      India and China sign $22bn in deals during Modi visit

      Chinese banks have granted $2.5bn in credit lines to Bharti Airtel, the Indian telecoms group, in one of the biggest...

    1. April 28, 2015

      China rail group signs $5.5bn in Africa deals

      A Chinese state-owned rail company has signed $5.5bn worth of contracts in Africa, in the latest sign that the country’s...

    2. April 20, 2015

      China backs up silk road ambitions with $62bn capital injection

      China will draw on its massive foreign exchange reserves to inject $62bn of capital into state-owned “policy banks” in...

    3. February 19, 2015

      Sliced and diced loans take off in China

      Call it déjà vu with Chinese characteristics: collateralised loan obligations, the sliced and diced loan bundles that helped...

    4. December 23, 2014

      China’s lenders are best placed to fix region’s infrastructure

      When, in years gone by, the head of China Development Bank, Chen Yuan, went abroad, his hosts literally rolled out the red...

    5. beyondbrics

      November 14, 2014

      Mexico-China: confidence pays off

      Never mind that Mexico last week stripped a Chinese-led consortium of a $3.6bn bullet train tender, prompting the China...

    6. October 24, 2014

      Concerns remain over Chinese rival to Asian Development Bank

      The Asian Development Bank’s chief economist said on Friday that a Chinese rival that was opposed by the US could help meet...

    7. October 21, 2014

      Uganda turns east: Chinese money will build infrastructure says Museveni

      Uganda is counting on China to provide $10bn to build much of its infrastructure backbone because Beijing offers the...

    8. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2014

      PBoC chief exit - a recurring rumour

      Rumours that China’s long-serving central bank governor will soon be replaced have been swirling around Beijing for the past...

    9. August 5, 2014

      Markets fret and rejoice at the same time over China

      With China’s growth comfortably back where the government wishes it to be, at 7.5 per cent, the markets have reverted to...

    10. July 17, 2014

      Xi Jinping’s Latin American trip places trade ahead of ideology

      When Xi Jinping went to Latin America last year he visited US allies such as Mexico and Costa Rica – leading some in...

    11. beyondbrics

      July 15, 2014

      Guest post: does the world really need a Brics bank?

      By Ousmène Jacques Mandeng, Pramerica Investment Management Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are...

    12. July 14, 2014

      The Brics try to reshape the world

      For those who love symbolism, the Brics summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, this week will be a banner occasion, a remarkable...

    13. June 30, 2014

      BPI France and China Development Bank back Sino-France PE fund

      French state-backed investor BPI France and China Development Bank have committed €100m each to back a private equity fund...

    14. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2014

      A BRICS bank: can it outdo the World Bank?

      As a coordinated entity, the BRICS grouping of emerging markets has produced little except inspiring the name of a...

    15. beyondbrics

      May 7, 2014

      Guest post: how will China's regional development bank work?

      By Gavin Bowring of Asean Confidential in Astana, Kazakhstan One of the biggest talking points on the sidelines of the...

    16. April 22, 2014

      China tightening rations credit abroad

      Until recently, China Development Bank, and to a lesser extent China Export Import Bank, were the best friends the emerging...

    17. February 17, 2014

      Creditors throw lifeline to China coal miner Liansheng Resources

      Creditors have agreed to a restructuring of a heavily indebted Chinese coal miner that had menaced the country’s shadow...

    18. February 9, 2014

      Chinese credit crackdown felt overseas

      China’s vast development bank has begun asking some international clients to postpone drawing down previously committed...

    19. December 4, 2013

      Serious innovation requires serious state support

      Economics ministers around the developed world say that they want to “rebalance” away from speculative finance and build up...

    20. November 26, 2013

      Poor policy lies behind China’s rising cost of capital

      China Development Bank is the core policy bank in China. It has more than Rmb6tn ($984bn) in assets, is wholly owned by the...

    21. November 19, 2013

      China banks forced to delay bond issues

      China Development Bank and fellow state policy lender Agricultural Development Bank of China have had to delay or...

    22. September 10, 2013

      Asian groups struggle with end of cheap money

      Hong Kong-based hedge fund Senrigan Capital is suing Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group over the compensation it says it is...

    23. August 29, 2013

      Chinese find M&A deals hard to clinch

      The sale of AIG’s aviation leasing business to a Chinese group is now close to collapse, signalling the implosion of yet...

    24. August 26, 2013

      The debt dragon: Credit habit proves hard for China to kick

      The Chinese government says its debt problem is under control, but the people of Pianpo village have cause to disagree. Over...

    25. August 6, 2013

      Spotlight on solar panel maker in test for China

      Suntech Power Holdings was once the biggest solar panel maker in the world by production volume, its founder Shi Zhengrong...

    26. June 25, 2013

      China’s about face with banks eases fears of crisis

      It is official: the Chinese central bank does not want to trigger its own credit crisis. After two weeks of starving the...

    27. beyondbrics

      June 24, 2013

      Essar Energy: a better year

      Shares in London-listed Essar Energy rallied 3.5 per cent by 10am on Monday, after the Anglo-Indian oil and power group...

    28. June 24, 2013

      PBoC plays hard ball over cash crunch

      The Chinese central bank has taken a hard line on the country’s cash crunch, spurring a stock market rout amid concerns that...

    29. June 11, 2013

      Bankers slaver at acquisition financing being on the Chinese menu

      If Shuanghui pulls off its audacious acquisition of US meat producer Smithfield, the deal is likely to go down as a...

    30. June 9, 2013

      Cnooc teams up with Icelandic group in its play for Arctic oil

      Cnooc has become the first Chinese oil company to make a play for oil in the Arctic after teaming up with an Icelandic...

    31. June 3, 2013

      China plans multimillion Ethiopia investment

      Huajian, one of the largest shoe exporters in China, is planning a multimillion-dollar factory expansion in Ethiopia in a...

    32. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2013

      Q&A: (Almost) all you need to know about China Development Bank

      China Development Bank is one of the world’s largest but least understood financial institutions. Riddled by debt 15 years...

    33. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2013

      The US/China audit deal: will it work?

      After a two year stalemate, China and the US signed a memorandum of understanding on enforcement cooperation last Friday,...

    34. May 21, 2013

      Business leaders talk up India-China trade target

      Amid all the talk of closer business ties between Asia’s two great emerging economies, Monday’s inaugural meeting of the...

    35. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2013

      New York headlines

      * China pledges boost to India trade * Qatar snaps up stakes in key lenders * IMF calls for more Middle East reforms *...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2013

      London headlines

      * China steps up Caribbean strategy * Middle East sovereign wealth funds bypass private equity funds * Sluggish Thai growth...

    37. May 20, 2013

      Essar Oil to sign fuel-for-cash deal with China Development Bank

      India’s Essar Oil, a division of London-listed Essar Energy, is set to announce an unusual debt financing deal with...

    38. beyondbrics

      April 19, 2013

      Further reading: price as fertiliser

      Friday’s picks from beyondbrics: a new head for the China Development Bank and a new governor for Nairobi; Hyundai’s labour...

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