Hong Kong faces increasing debt risk from China

The city's bank exposure to mainland China is worrying investors and analysts due to rising bad loans in the country.

Hong Kong faces increasing debt risk from China

Mainland China’s debt risks pose an increasing threat to Hong Kong’s banking system, with analysts fearful that the exposure could have serious implications. 

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority HKMA is looking further into how the lenders are exposed to China because the city’s bank are lending increasingly to mainland companies.

Hong Kong banks lent a total of HK$2.867 trillion $370 billion, including trade finance, to mainland companies during the...

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