October 2012
Hong Kong Commercial Banking Report;2012 4th Quarter, Issue 4, preceding p1
Industry Profile
The article discusses the trends in Hong Kong, China's commercial banking sector from the fourth quarter of 2012 to 2016. It mentions the highly developed Mexican banking sector and its resilience to financial crisis. It notes that the possible weakness in credit growth will put a strain on banking sector profits and the weakness in the property market will impair balance sheets of banks. It also emphasizes the likelihood that Chinese banks will have the implicit guarantee of the government.


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