Tag: China

Greening Financial Governance: Lessons from China

| 13 January 2022
Discussion Notes, Monetary | Tags: China, Governing Finance, Green Finance, Macroprudential Regulation, Monetary Policy
China’s turn towards green financial governance has causes and consequences that are instructive for policymakers elsewhere. This paper traces the evolution of rules and regulations designed to guide China’s financial system towards supporting green firms and projects since the 1990s. It outlines four domestic reasons ... continue reading

For PBOC’s New Green Lending Tool, Transparency and Verification Are Key

| 10 December 2021
Blog, Monetary | Tags: Central Banks, China, Climate Change, Targeted Refinancing Lines
Global efforts to expedite the transition to a sustainable future require a significant shift in financial flows. The institutions governing finance play a vital role in achieving this objective. Central banks stand at the heart of this endeavor and are increasingly rising to the challenge. ... continue reading

Save our Steel! Save our Jobs?

| 13 November 2015
Blog, Trade | Tags: Anti-Dumping, China, EU, Steel, Tariffs
EU member States have recently intensified their calls upon the European Commission to deploy trade defence measures to stem the rising tide of cheap imports of steel from China. It is contended that the slowdown of the Chinese domestic economy has prompted steel manufacturers to ... continue reading