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China Insights

Monthly update on Chinese markets
13 January 2020
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    Summary

    • Effective January 6, the latest RRR cut releases about RMB800 billion in long-term liquidity to boost the slowing economy
    • The latest cut is intended to address the seasonal demand ahead of the week-long Chinese New Year holiday, as well as to fire up funding for infrastructure projects
    • In 2020, monetary policy should remain prudent, with the government’s focus shifting towards ensuring effectiveness and transmission of various support measures into the real economy