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In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many governments globally are looking at infrastructure investment as a key driver of economic growth in coming years. While China’s economy has recovered relatively well compared to other nations, the government is once again looking at infrastructure investment as a pillar for economic growth.
On 21 October 2020, Lianhe Global participated in the “2nd China Fixed Income Summit” organized by FinanceAsia. During the virtual event, Dr. Stan Ho, the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Responsible Officer of Lianhe Global, participated in a one-on-one Q&A session with Iain Bell, Head of Events Programming.
Growing ties between Russian and Chinese companies have led to a need for new financing capabilities from banking partners. As the only Russian bank with a full banking license in China, VTB Bank is well-positioned to assist. FinanceAsia spoke with Yuri Soloviev, First Deputy President and Chairman of VTB, about the bank’s plans for the future.