China re-fi could hit a great wall

The bulk of Asian corporate debt slated to mature in 2017 is from Chinese issuers, which are now perceived as facing the greatest challenge to obtain refinancing.

China re-fi could hit a great wall

Increasing funding needs and market volatility as the US begins to raise interest rates will not present a problem for most Asian borrowers as they look to refinance their debt except for some issuers from China. But Chinese borrowers represent the greatest part of a wall of debt that must come due over the next five years.

A total of $1.68 trillion in Asia ex-Japan corporate bonds are due to mature through to 2020....

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