UBS economist Paul Donovan’s “Chinese pig” comment to explain the outbreak African swine fever set off a firestorm on Chinese social media. Photo: AP Photo

‘Chinese pig’ remark lands UBS in trouble as state firm excludes Swiss bank from bond sale

  • China Railway Construction Corp decides against hiring UBS
  • UBS economist Paul Donovan made the ‘Chinese pig’ comment in an analysis of the country’s African swine fever epidemic, but has since apologised for the culturally insensitive language
Topic |   Banking & Finance
UBS economist Paul Donovan’s “Chinese pig” comment to explain the outbreak African swine fever set off a firestorm on Chinese social media. Photo: AP Photo
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