Shanghai Free Trade Zone for Liquidity Management

Shanghai free trade zone (SFTZ) has been a hot topic this year. What is all the excitement about? And is SFTZ really critical for China treasury?

China's central bank, the People's Bank of China (PBoC) has opened up cross-border two-way sweeping nationwide, and schemes from PBoC for CNY and from the State Administration for Foreign Exchange (SAFE) or FCY cover all but the largest treasury needs.

Key Points

  • The story so far
  • Cross-border CNY
  • Cross-border liquidity management
  • Foreign currency flows
  • Conclusions so far

This article is also part of a Treasury Management in China bundle.


Written by

David Blair
Managing Director
Acarate Consulting

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