China Interest Rate 1996-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The benchmark interest rate in China was last recorded at 6 percent. Interest Rate in China averaged 6.41 Percent from 1996 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 10.98 Percent in June of 1996 and a record low of 5.31 Percent in February of 2002. Interest Rate in China is reported by the The People's Bank of China.


China Interest Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 6.00 10.98 5.31 1996 - 2014 Percent Daily
In China, interest rates decisions are taken by The Peoples' Bank of China Monetary Policy Committee. The PBC administers two different benchmark interest rates: one year lending and one year deposit rate. This page provides - China Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - China Interest Rate - was last refreshed on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

PBoC Injects USD 81 Billion into Major 5 Banks

China’s central bank is said to be injecting CNY 500 billion (USD 81 billion) into the banking system, aiming to support credit and growth.

People’s Bank of China appears to be lending CNY 100 billion (USD 16.2 billion) to each of the five largest banks via a three-month standing lending facility operation.

The move comes ahead of the national holidays during the first week of October, when cash demand is expected to increase. 

Joana Taborda |
9/17/2014 4:50:11 PM

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China Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 6.00 6.00 10.98 5.31 Percent [+]
Interbank Rate 5.36 4.73 9.89 0.00 Percent [+]
Money Supply M0 5730.00 5700.00 7650.00 17.85 CNY Billion [+]
Money Supply M1 33130.00 34150.00 34150.00 74.51 CNY Billion [+]
Money Supply M2 119420.00 120960.00 120960.00 5840.10 CNY Billion [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 329698.60 329023.22 331181.51 34443.90 CNY Hundred Millions [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 3993212.72 3983890.41 3993212.72 2262.00 USD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 857.20 702.50 1890.00 -32.10 CNY Billion [+]
Loans to Private Sector 778259.41 774424.30 778259.41 413413.10 CNY Hundred Million [+]
Loan Growth 13.30 13.70 34.74 10.60 Percent [+]