China’s banking sector is undergoing profound transformation. In the past year, assets and liabilities have continued to expand while growth rates returned to a normal stage. In the meantime, as market-oriented interest rate reform continued, banks looked to improve internal deposit and loan pricing model capabilities and to differentiate their products and services for a competitive edge.
China has reiterated the importance of financing small enterprises in line with China's economic transformation, while banks are finding the landscape challenging as they strive to find a balance between benefits and risks. Non-performing loans (NPLs) remain one of their biggest concerns. Both regulators and risk managers are re-looking the system after several mutual guarantees collapsed in various provinces. As the industry is entering an "Internet Plus" era, internet finance, P2P lending, big data and online wealth management remain some of the hottest topics in China's banking industry.
The China International Banking Convention is the leading annual event designed to provide crucial insights and a valuable platform for discussion on China's fast-changing financial landscape. It is an ideal opportunity for international banking professionals and solution providers to interact with domestic peers, partners and counterparts. The event is designed in a highly interactive format to facilitate the exchange of ideas.
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