Chapter 8. Financial Indicators

Sources and Uses of Funds of Financial Institutions

Market sensitivity: High

What is it? Monthly record of changes in lending and deposits in China’s banks, published in CNY100 millions

Chinese news release on the Internet: www.pbc.gov.cn/

English news release on the Internet: www.pbc.gov.cn/publish/english/963/index.html

Release time: Initial data release between the 10th and 15th of the following month; complete tables updated around the 19th of the following month

Frequency: Monthly

Source: People’s Bank of China (PBOC)

Revisions: No

Why Is It Important?

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