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Urban Credit Co-Operatives in China [electronic resource] / Eric Girardin and Xie Ping.

Author/Creator:
Girardin, E. (Eric), author
Publication:
Paris : OECD Publishing, 1997.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (79 pages)
Series:
OECD Development Centre Working Papers 18151949 ; no.125.
OECD Development Centre Working Papers 18151949 ; no.125
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Subjects:
Development.
Local subjects:
China, People's Republic. (search)
Summary:
This Technical Paper is a study of the working of urban credit cooperatives in China. It begins by putting the German, French, US and Japanese experiences into perspective, before constructing a macroeconomic analysis of the operation, institutional context and the role of urban credit co-operatives within the savings and credit systems. A survey of 57 cooperatives in eight Chinese towns is used to study credit co-operative activities at the micro-economic level. The survey shows that within their heterogeneity the credit co-operatives generally ignore the laws governing banking operations. Unsurprisingly, the most profitable are located in the fast-growing coastal regions, but they tend to use a large proportion of their funds for loans to the state, rather than the co-operative, sector ...
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Title from title screen (viewed May 1, 2017).
Contributor:
Ping, Xie.
SourceOECD (Online Service)
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Restricted for use by site license.