Analysis of China's Commercial Banks in 2006
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I. Capital

In 2003, Chinese regulatory authorities began to carry out strict capital controls. In line with the provisions of the Chinese Banking Regulatory Commission, before late 2006, the capital adequacy ratio of all commercial banks was required to stay at or above 8 percent and the core capital adequacy ratio at or above 4 percent. Under these conditions, a capital bottleneck prevented the expansion of jo…

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China Economic Focus Group, “Analysis of China's Commercial Banks in 2006”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 13 December 2017 <>

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