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High loan-to-deposit ratio stifles Chinese banks’ growth – opinion
August 13, 2012
The nation’s stringent 75% loan-to-deposit ratio not only puts undue stress on banks’ future earning potential, it diminishes their competitiveness in a burgeoning lending market.
The ability of Chinese banks to keep up rising demand for loans is being sorely tested by the nation’s highly stringent regulatory constraints. A little loosening is in order if the lenders are to keep pace with their expanding loan...
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