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People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

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Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : 2012 Article IV Consultation Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2013/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475584738

Keywords: exchange rate, banking, banking system, real exchange rate, foreign exchange

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s healthy labor market and supportive fiscal policy helped its domestic economy's resilience, while its gross domestic product (GDP) growth was marginally slow owin...

The Chinese Corporate Savings Puzzle

The Chinese Corporate Savings Puzzle »

Source: The Chinese Corporate Savings Puzzle : A Firm-level Cross-country Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2010/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui Tong , Shang-Jin Wei , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210824

Keywords: China&;amp;#x2019;s savings, Corporate savings, State-owned enterprises, savings rate, net savings, savings rates, dividend payout

China's high corporate savings rate is commonly claimed to be a key driver for the country's large current account surplus. The mainstream explanation for high corporate savings is a combination of windfall profits...

Why Complementarity Matters for Stability—Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers

Why Complementarity Matters for Stability—Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers »

Source: Why Complementarity Matters for Stability-Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers

Volume/Issue: 2014/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vanessa Le Lesle , Franziska Ohnsorge , Minsuk Kim , and Srikant Seshadri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498334464

Keywords: Networks, financial institutions and services, government policy and regulation, bond, financial stability, bond markets, financial institutions, hedge, General,

There is much speculation regarding a 'race for dominance' among financial centers in Asia, arising from the anticipated financial opening up of China. This frame of reference is, to an extent, a predilection that...

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis1

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis1 »

Source: Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2013/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tümer Kapan , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484315842

Keywords: bank lending channel, wholesale funding, net stable funding ratio, Basel III, bank capital, banking, return on assets, liquid asset, bank balance sheet, Government Policy and Regulation,

We examine the role of bank balance sheet strength in the transmission of financial sector shocks to the real economy. Using data from the syndicated loan market, we exploit variation in banks’ reliance on w...

Contingent Liabilities from Banks

Contingent Liabilities from Banks »

Source: Contingent Liabilities from Banks : How to Track Them?

Volume/Issue: 2015/255

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , and Yin Liao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513568560

Keywords: bank, banks, banking, risk, Government Policy and Regulation, All Countries,

In this paper, we develop a methodology to assess potential losses to the government that could arise from bank failures. The approach is intended to be simple, parsimonious, and used in real time. It generates an...

Chapter 6. The Future of Asia’s Financial Sector

Chapter 6. The Future of Asia’s Financial Sector »

Source: The Future of Asian Finance

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Main Points of this Chapter As incomes in Asia continue to rise rapidly, they are likely to be accompanied by a further rapid deepening of the regi...

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION There is a perception that credit ratings are driven by financial accounting inputs and that ratings map into well-established ratios or other performance measures. T...

Chapter 4. Determinants of Corporate Investment in China: Evidence from Cross-Country Firm-Level Data

Chapter 4. Determinants of Corporate Investment in China: Evidence from Cross-Country Firm-Level Data »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

Building on the aggregate analyses of investment in the preceding chapters, this chapter analyzes the evolution of corporate investment in China, its main features, and its key determinants. Sin...

Chapter 7. Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers—Complementarity and Stability

Chapter 7. Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers—Complementarity and Stability »

Source: The Future of Asian Finance

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Main Points of this Chapter Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and Singapore have evolved into Asia’s preeminent international financial...

6 The Challenge and Experience of Economic Liberalization and Reform

6 The Challenge and Experience of Economic Liberalization and Reform »

Source: Fifty Years After Bretton Woods : The Future of the IMF and the World Bank: Proceedings of a Conference held in Madrid, Spain, September 29-30, 1994

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754875

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, structural adjustment, world economy, adjustment programs

Liu Zhongli I am very pleased to address this session focusing on economic reform, because China itself has been undertaking broad and deep reforms. Over the past 15 years, China has...