Strengthening the banking system in China: issues and experience

BIS Policy Papers No 7
October 1999

This conference was held in Beijing on 1 and 2 March 1999 and was organised jointly by the Bank for International Settlements and the People's Bank of China. The purpose of the conference was to bring together speakers who would not only be familiar with the experiences of many different countries, but who could also approach these policy issues from many different angles. Several pressing issues were addressed and the discussions, both in the conference itself and in the fringes of the meeting, were lively and frank. Its success owed much to the dedicated and very professional preparation by staff in the Training Centre and in the International Department of the People's Bank of China.

The macroeconomic context

The framework for financial supervision

Financial supervision: methodology

The resolution of banking crises

Closing addresses