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  1. PBOC chief sees room for rate rises but points to constraints

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan said yesterday there was scope for further interest-rate rises on the mainland but conceded domestic and international factors would be taken into consideration. 'There's certainly room for an interest-rate increase,' Mr Zhou told a press conference at the National People's Congress ...

  2. Ample room for cuts to reserve ratio, says Zhou

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan says there is 'ample room' for further cuts to the reserve requirement ratio of the country's major lenders. But he stressed that any such action would be more about the central bank's management of liquidity than monetary easing. However, Zhou's comments reinforced ...

  3. No changes to tight monetary policy

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Boao, Hainan Central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said the government will continue to enforce a tight monetary policy for 'some time' as consumer inflation ... multiple tools to tackle the problem,' Zhou said in the southern province of Hainan, where he was attending the Boao Forum for Asia. The remark by the head of the People's Bank of China ...

  4. Zhou warns against underestimating global crisis

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang China must not underestimate the repercussions of the global financial crisis even though its economic health remains in good shape, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said ... to hurt the mainland's export-driven economy, Mr Zhou said. Mr Zhou's comprehensive remarks on the country's macroeconomic situation and that of its financial sector followed ...

  5. Central banker defends savings glut

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Central banker Zhou Xiaochuan yesterday defended the country's savings glut for the second time in six weeks in an apparent pre-emptive counter to possible ... for the savings glut. Repeating comments made in Malaysia at a central bank summit in February, Mr Zhou said in an article on the People's Bank of China website that the mainland's high savings ...

  6. Risk skills threat to competitiveness

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller in Beijing Central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned lenders and other financial institutions yesterday that poor risk management skills threatened competitiveness and could be disastrous during an economic slump. Reiterating his support for mainland institutions to make investments overseas, Mr Zhou said exposure to global competition was vital for domestic companies ...

  7. Central banking 101: deny any decision until it's announced

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... on its front page some important comments from Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC). Zhou reportedly said: 'At this stage, there is no urgency to control ... otherwise. To the more prudent ones, Zhou's comments offered additional reassurance. They argued that the mainland economy was already cooling down; food-driven inflationary pressures would ...

  8. Market forces to play bigger role for banks

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... freedom to lenders to decide rates, People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan said yesterday. Liberalisation of interest rates began in 1996 and has proceeded slowly with a gradual ... currency. 'Banks do not make full use of the financial pricing right currently because they are afraid of losing market share,' said Zhou at an annual conference hosted by Caijing ...

  9. Risks rising in China banking system

    Posted Jun 16th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... evaluate risk when making loans, he added. Central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan weighed in with his own indictment on the progress of banking reform. 'If we don't place more emphasis on risk controls, it is likely we will have problems and when those problems occur, the pace of reform and experimentation might be greatly slowed down,' Mr Zhou said. Beijing is trying ...

  10. Central bank looks to rein in lending

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... to cool fast growth in bank lendings and inflation seen over the past two months, according to People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan. While Mr Zhou did not give any indication ... down,' Mr Zhou said before the closing session of the National People's Congress. 'If I [tell you] a direction, it would reduce the flexibility of policy-making.' The government ...




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