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Ant Group backed Personal Credit-Scoring Joint Venture Application Accepted by People’s Bank of China

China’s reserve bank confirmed on Friday (November 26, 2021) that it had accepted the application to launch a personal credit-scoring joint venture that is reportedly being backed by Alibaba‘s (NYSE: BABA) Fintech division Ant Group and various other companies. Qiantang Credit Rating Co Ltd will… Read More

China: WeChat and Alipay Payment Codes for Businesses Banned by People’s Bank of China

The People’s Bank of China has banned the use of WeChat and Alipay payment codes for businesses beginning on March 1, 2022, according to reports. WeChat and Alipay are the two most popular digital payment platforms in China. According to China News, personal collection codes… Read More

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People’s Bank of China Launches New Support Policy for Carbon Reduction  On November 8th, the People’s Bank of China launched a new policy tool to support efforts of carbon reduction in China. The PBC will use this monetary policy instrument to provide low-cost funding for… Read More

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Enterprise Data Search Engine Arctic Data Completes 20-million -yuan Pre-A Round Financing Enterprise Data search engine Arctic Data has recently completed a 20-million-yuan pre-A round of financing. The investment was led by Vitalbridge, and participated by Plum Ventures and Incapital. Established in 2018, Arctic Data… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority and People’s Bank of China Join Together on Fintech Innovation and Supervision

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the People’s Bank of China have solidified their relationship in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that seeks to combine innovation and supervision regarding Fintech. The MOU seeks to implement the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao The Outline of the Development Plan… Read More

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CBIRC Supports Domestic Insurance Companies to Issue Catastrophe Bonds in Hong Kong Market On September 27th, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) released the “Notice on Matters Related to Domestic Insurance Companies Issuing Catastrophic Bonds in Hong Kong Market”. According to the document,… Read More

Chinese Crypto Ban Has Positive Outcomes

While China’s ban on cryptocurrency transactions has had a measurable effect on the markets, it’s not a death knell by any means, one industry watcher said. Earlier this month the People’s Bank of China said all virtual currency-related business activities were illegal, claiming it would… Read More

No Surprise: China Bans Crypto

China’s policy approach to cryptocurrency is pretty clear. It’s not allowed. While there have been ways to skirt the rules the vice has been tightening for quite some time now. A recent statement by the People’s Bank of China clarified things: “Bitcoin and other virtual… Read More

China’s Latest Attempt to Ban Crypto May Further Prove Benefits of Decentralized, Immutable Assets: Report

The cryptocurrency markets have been trading down after news of another crackdown on the industry from China. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has issued a statement that has reiterated that all cryptocurrency trading activities in the country are illegal, and regulatory authorities will be… Read More

Tightening the Vice: People’s Bank of China Bans Crypto

  China has effectively banned crypto. While the news should not come as any surprise as China has been tightening the regulatory vice for years now, statements by the People’s Bank of China indicate that any hope of crypto access is now dashed for consumers… Read More

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E-Sign Completes 1.2-Billion-Yuan E round of Financing On September 13th, digital signature service provider E-Sign completed a 1.2-billion-yuan E round of financing, with participation from Sequoia China, IDG Capital, Hidden Hill Capital, Guangxi Investment Group, Wenshi Investment, Fortune Capital, and Grand Flight. Established in 2002,… Read More

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Beijing Will Vigorously Support the Development of Two Types of Credit Rating Agencies On September 6th, Huo Xuewen, Director of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Financial Work gave a speech at the 2021 China Credit Forum. Huo introduced that Beijing would give priority to the development… Read More

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Shanghai Taxis Began to Accept Digital RMB Payments Shanghai Qiangsheng Taxi Company has equipped its 6000 clean energy taxis with digital RMB payment capability. Customers could hail these taxis on 62580 APP. When they arrive at their destination, they could scan the QR code on… Read More

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The People’s Bank of China Launches a Pilot Scheme for Integrated Application of Financial data The People’s Bank of China has launched a pilot scheme for the integrated application of financial data across the country. Commercial banks, clearinghouses and non-bank payment platforms from Beijing, Jiangsu,… Read More

CBDCs: Chinese Banks Introduce Central Bank Digital Currency Hardware Prototypes for Multiple Applications

Chinese banking institutions have introduced central bank digital currency (CBDC) hardware prototypes for several different use cases. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the nation’s central bank, and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have introduced prototype hardware devices that aim to offer support… Read More

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Fintech Companies Will Face Listing Restrictions on the SSE STAR Market  On April 16th, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) published the revised edition of “STAR Market Property Evaluation Guidelines”. According to the amendments, Fintech companies will be classified as “restricted” category when it applies… Read More

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Huabei Announces Agriculture Promotion Plans On March 29th, Huabei, the consumer credit platform of Ant Group announced the launch of a series of agriculture promotion plans. For example, Huabei will offer consumption subsidies and platform traffic to help the farms sell more products. Besides, Huabei… Read More

CBDCs: Chinese Official Address Concerns Regarding User Privacy and the Digital Yuan

China’s officials have addressed concerns that the digital yuan may be violating or infringing on user privacy. They’ve looked into questions related to “controllable anonymity” as well. STCN reports that on March 20, 2021, Mu Changchun, Director of the Digital Currency Research Institute of the… Read More

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NUCC: Online Payment Transactions Reach ¥4.98 Trillion During the Spring Festival Holiday During the Spring Festival Holiday of 2021 (February 11th to February 17th), NetsUnion Clearing Corporation (NUCC) processed a total of 7.937 billion online payment transactions, equal to 4.98 trillion yuan. Compared with the… Read More

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SWIFT and the People’s Bank of China Digital Currency Research Institute Establish a Joint Venture Public records show that SWIFT has recently established a Financial Gateway Information Service Co., Ltd. in China with the People’s Bank of China Clearing Center and the People’s Bank of… Read More

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