Current trends and challenges in the Chinese banking sector


July 22, 2020, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Qian Jun (Fudan University) and Nicholas R. Lardy (PIIE)

Event Summary

China's banking sector has grown rapidly over the last decade to become the largest banking jurisdiction in the world. Even though it remains dominated by large state-controlled institutions, it has become more diverse and complex. This session will provide an opportunity to take stock, including on recent cases of Chinese bank failures, the role of banks affiliated with Alipay and Tencent, and prospects for foreign entry into China's banking market.

Joining this episode of Financial Statements were:


Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


Qian Jun, Professor of Finance, Fudan University

Nicholas R. Lardy, Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow, PIIE



About This Series

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.