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Fitch Sees China Bank Liquidity Tightening Further This Year

February 02, 2012

Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Fitch Ratings expects Chinese banks’ liquidity to continue tightening this year, with organic deposit growth slowing and social financing falling to about 16.5 trillion yuan as the government maintains its “prudent” monetary policy, Charlene Chu, a senior analyst, said today.

Fitch will examine smaller Chinese banks’ viability ratings, which face “some downward pressure,” Chu said on a conference call.

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