China’s new bank lending hit a record 19.95 trillion yuan (US$3.1 trillion) for the year, up 1.6 per cent from 19.63 trillion yuan in 2020. Photo: AFP
China’s new bank lending hit a record 19.95 trillion yuan (US$3.1 trillion) for the year, up 1.6 per cent from 19.63 trillion yuan in 2020. Photo: AFP

China’s new bank loans hit record US$3.1 trillion in 2021, more than Britain’s GDP

  • Chinese banks extended 1.13 trillion yuan (US$177 billion) in new yuan loans in December, down from 1.27 trillion yuan in November
  • New bank lending hit a record 19.95 trillion yuan (US$3.1 trillion) for the year, up 1.6 per cent from 19.63 trillion yuan in 2020

Topic |   China's economic recovery
China’s new bank lending hit a record 19.95 trillion yuan (US$3.1 trillion) for the year, up 1.6 per cent from 19.63 trillion yuan in 2020. Photo: AFP
China’s new bank lending hit a record 19.95 trillion yuan (US$3.1 trillion) for the year, up 1.6 per cent from 19.63 trillion yuan in 2020. Photo: AFP
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