Tag Archives: Joe Zhang

Joe Zhang: Rising Rates Will Help Cure China’s Credit Addiction

Joe Zhang wrote in his recent article in Financial Times that rising the interest rates will help cure China’s credit addiction… The rapid growth of bank loans after the early 1980s, coupled with lax credit standards, resulted in non-performing loans that accounted for 30-40 per cent of loan books by the late 1990s. To prevent […]

Joe Zhang: China’s Coming Wave of Privatization

Joe Zhang, China banking expert, shared his insights on China’s coming wave of privatization in his recent article for The New York Times. Some estimates put local government debts at more than 12 trillion yuan ($2 trillion) as of the end of 2012. That’s equivalent to about 25 percent of China’s 2012 G.D.P. Some economists […]

China Emerged as a Major Global Consumer of Luxury Goods

China has emerged as a major global consumer of luxury goods thanks to its continuous growing economy. The below Infographic shows the luxury goods trends and other details. Do you want to understand the updated commercial implications? Engage the follow China experts for insights: Andy Xie – Renowed Chinese Economist Helen Wang – The Chinese […]

Infographic: US vs China

Below you have an infographic with US vs China stats from The Guardian. What do you think about this information? For more insights on China and its potential, our China expert speakers are here to inspire you: Andy Xie – Renowed Chinese Economist Geoff Raby – Former Australian Ambassador to China Joe Zhang –  China […]

Speakers for Incentive Trips in China

Planning to bring your staff to China in your next incentive trip? Our China experts are great speaker options for you… Andy Xie – Renowed Chinese Economist Joe Zhang –  China Banking expert Geoff Raby – Former Australian Ambassador to China Zhang Lijia – “Socialism is Great!” Martin Jacques – Understanding the Rise of China […]

China Speakers Agency, Your Go-to China Speakers Bureau

Are you looking for a speaker who truly knows China business for your upcoming event? We are the China speakers bureau to help you to identify the most appropriate speakers. Andy Xie – Renowed Chinese Economist Dambisa Moyo – renowned economist and author of Dead Aid Joe Zhang –  China Banking expert Lei Wang – […]

Joe Zhang on China’s Microfinance and Risk Management

Joe Zhang was interviewed by PlaNet Finance on his views of microfinance and its regulation in China… Liberalization of interest rates: PlaNet Finance: In your book “Inside China’s Shadow Banking: The Next Subprime Crisis”, you single out the government imposed deposit interest rate cap as the trigger for the next subprime crisis, because depositors are […]

Joe Zhang: Why Microcredit Firms Become Popular in China

Week in China wrote an article about private banks in China and it cited Joe Zhang regarding microcredit firms and the reason they become popular in China… According to Joe Zhang, who has spent time running a microcredit firm (and recently authored Inside China’s Shadow Banking: The Next Subprime Crisis?) the rapid growth of this […]

Joe Zhang: Shadow Banking in China, in a Way, Serves the Community too

“In spite of the stigma, the risky business helps serve the community by providing loans to those in need on flexible terms that real banks can’t” – Joe Zhang Shadow banking is lending activities outside regular banks. Despite what some would say, it is a reputable business on the mainland. It fills a legitimate need. […]

Joe Zhang: Reasons to be Bullish on Chinese Banks

Joe Zhang, Chairman of Guangzhou Wansui Micro Credit Company, and the author of “Inside China’s Shadow Banking: The Next Subprime Crisis?”, wrote an article in the Economist on reasons to be bullish on Chinese banks… “Ultimately, Chinese banks are very liquid today. As long as the economy is still growing, albeit at a much slower […]

8 Questions: Joe Zhang, Inside China’s Shadow Banking

Wall Street Journal asked Joe Zhang 8 questions on his experience as an insider of China’s shadow banking. “Mr. Joe Zhang’s book is part memoir of his time as chairman of microfinance company Wansui Micro Credit in Guangzhou, and part reflection on the need for financial reform in China. While much of what has been […]

Keynote Speakers on China Business

Looking for business speakers for your upcoming conference in China? We have great suggestions for China Business keynote speakers for you: Joe Zhang –  China Banking expert Dambisa Moyo – renowned economist and author of Dead Aid Peggy Liu– China Dream Robyn Meredith– Asia analyst Frank-Jürgen Richter – Globalization & Emerging Countries Ann Lee – […]

Joe Zhang: Behind China’s shadow banking system

Joe Zhang, expert speaker on China Banking, defends the asset quality of China’s shadow banking system, saying the real risk lies in loans from the formal banking sector. Joe Zhang Joe Zhang is the Chairman of Slow Bull Capital based in Hong Kong, and also author of “Inside China’s Shadow Banking:  The Next Subprime Crisis” […]

Joe Zhang, China Banking Speaker, Joins China Speakers Agency

We are glad to announce you that Joe Zhang 張化橋, China banking expert, joined us at China Speakers Agency. Joe Zhang Joe Zhang, Chairman of Slow Bull Capital based in Hong Kong, and also author of “Inside China’s Shadow Banking:  The Next Subprime Crisis” and 避開股市的地雷。 Zhang was Chairman of Wansui Micro Credit Company in Guangzhou, China, […]