Cash Management in China: an overview and future outlook

A discussion by HSBC''s head of payments and cash management in China, Shannon Cheung and a Q&A with Leong Wai Leng, CFO Philips, China.

  • China's challenging environment experienced significant infra-structure and regulatory improvements recently, enabling better cash management by multinational corporations MNCs.
  • Structures such as holding companies, foreign-invested companies limited by shares, and entrusted loans offer other treasury alternatives, subject to approvals and taxation regulations.
  • Corporate restructuring through centralised functions has also proven effective for many MNCs, as has the relocation of regional headquarters and shared service centres to China.
  • As one of China's...

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