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Sector Review: China Banking Outlook 2011: Profitability And Credit Quality Could Slip From A Strong Base May 11 Product Image

Sector Review: China Banking Outlook 2011: Profitability And Credit Quality Could Slip From A Strong Base May 11

  • Published: May 2011
  • Region: China
  • Standard & Poors

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  • Bank of China Ltd.
  • BNP Paribas (China) Ltd.
  • Hua Xia Bank Co. Ltd.
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Abstract
The Chinese banking sector could face a tougher few years. Policy-tightening measures, and other efforts to contain credit risks, may dampen profitability. They could also lead to greater divergence in credit quality among major players and small lenders. But Standard & Poor's Ratings Services maintains its stable outlook for the sector because our assessment already factors in likely financial volatility. We believe the banks' financial metrics should remain adequate to support their standalone credit profiles. We expect the sector's profitability to slip in 2011 and for the next two years at least despite strong performances in 2010 and no signs of slippage in the first quarter of this year. The sector's return on average assets (ROAA) improved to 1.03% in...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Bank of Communications Co. Ltd.
- Bank of China Ltd.
- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd.
- China Development Bank Corp.
- China Construction Bank Corp.
- Agricultural Bank of China Ltd.
- China Everbright Bank Co. Ltd.
- China Minsheng Banking Corp. Ltd.
- Hua Xia Bank Co. Ltd.
- China Guangfa Bank Co. Ltd.
- China Merchants READ MORE >

- Bank of Communications Co. Ltd.
- Bank of China Ltd.
- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd.
- China Development Bank Corp.
- China Construction Bank Corp.
- Agricultural Bank of China Ltd.
- China Everbright Bank Co. Ltd.
- China Minsheng Banking Corp. Ltd.
- Hua Xia Bank Co. Ltd.
- China Guangfa Bank Co. Ltd.
- China Merchants Bank Co. Ltd.
- Ping An Bank Co. Ltd. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co. Ltd.
- Standard Chartered Bank (China) Ltd.
- Hang Seng Bank (China) Limited
- BNP Paribas (China) Ltd.
- Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (China) Ltd.
- Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (China) Ltd.

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