China’s Bond Market: What Foreign Investors Need to Know


Orrick’s partner Jeff Zhang, together with Becky Liu, managing director of Standard Chartered Bank, discussed China’s regulatory framework and fixed income market at IMN’s “China Bond Virtual Series” on September 1, 2020.

Given the size and importance of China’s economy, foreign investors are flocking to China’s bond market. According to Exante Data, in Q2 2020, foreign inflows to Chinese bonds reached an all-time high of $33.5 billion. It is becoming increasingly important for any investor to understand China’s monetary policy, regulatory landscape, and bond market. In this virtual discussion, Orrick Partner Jeff Zhang walked the audience through the regulatory framework of China's bond market, different access channels for foreign investors, and implications of China’s foreign exchange restrictions.

‘China Bond Virtual Series’, hosted by IMN, an affiliate of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, is a series of live virtual panels that provide insights on how to invest in the world’s 2nd largest bond market and highlight opportunities in domestic Chinese fixed income.

Click here to view the full virtual series and download presentation slides.