The evolution of the Chinese banking system since the reform and the opening [Research paper] by Jie Zhu


The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2011

The Chinese banking market is one of the most attractive markets for investors and bankers in the West. Since the reform and opening up of China in 1978, the banking system is well built and ready to adapt to the global banking system. In 2001, China entered the World Trade Organization; since then, the Chinese banking market has opened the door and welcomed many foreign banks. Today, in such a market, what are the strategic issues for foreign financial institutions, what are the most interesting ways of being in China, joint ventures or investment in stocks? In this paper, we will first recall a history of the Chinese banking system and its development over the past thirty years. Then we will analyze in detail the opportunities and constraints that arise in the banking industry to foreign banks, and finally we will see some alternative ways

Quote article  Jie Zhu, « The evolution of the Chinese banking system since the reform and the opening », 06 january 2012, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Research paper]

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