Skip to content
Subscriber Only
economics

China’s Credit Surged in January Before Virus Froze Economy

Updated on
  • New yuan loans hit all-time high despite fewer working days
  • January data doesn’t reflect virus impact on the economy
PBOC Will Stay on Prudent Monetary Policy Stance, Says NatWest’s Liu

Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next.

China’s overall credit growth surged in January, before the extended Lunar New Year holiday due to the coronavirus outbreak curtailed economic activity across much of the country.