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14141We are pleased to have been voted rating agency of the year for the second year in a row  for Corporates, Financial Institutions, and Public Finance. Fitch also won a fourth award for the best rating agency for Project Finance. (February 2017)


China Blue Books from Fitch’s China Research Initiative:


Fitch: China Pharma Manufacturers: Healthy Growth as Generics Dominate

Fitch: Margin Pressure and Consolidation for China's Pharma Distributors

Fitch: JVs Underpin Chinese Big Five Automakers' Credit Profiles

Fitch: Surplus Capacity A Secular Risk for China Coal Firms

Fitch: Persistent Overcapacity to Prolong China's Coal Sector Downturn

Fitch: China Auto Sector Moves into New Normal of Slower Growth

Fitch: Renminbi Corporate Bond Market Opening up, Diversifying

Fitch: Opportunities and Risks Abound in China's Corporate Bond Market

Fitch: Big Five IPPs Remain Key Policy Vehicles for China's Clean Energy Goal

Fitch: China's Power Sector Policies, Capex Move towards Clean Energy


Fitch: Chinese Banks' Profitability Is Likely to Decline Further


Fitch: Significant Shift in Global Interest Rate Environment Ahead


Fitch: Chinese Banks' Profitability Is Likely to Decline Further

Fitch: Rising Vulnerabilities at China's City Commercial Banks

Fitch Rates IBK's CD Programme 'AA-/F1+'


Fitch: China Retail Recovery Encouraging but Uncertainty Remains

Fitch: Internal and Sector Reform Key for China's Kunlun Energy

Fitch Affirms China Vanke at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Assigns Beijing Gas First-Time 'A' Rating

Fitch Assigns Yida First-Time Rating of 'B'; Outlook Positive

Fitch Rates Golden Wheel Tiandi's Proposed USD Notes 'B(EXP)'

Fitch Revises Outlook on Indonesia's Pelindo III, Affirms at 'BBB-'

Fitch Affirms Indonesia's Pelindo II at 'BBB-'/Positive


Fitch Assigns Expected First-Time Ratings to Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance's Silver Arrow China 2017-1

Fitch Rates CBA's EUR750m Covered Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Fitch: China's Auto ABS Default Performance Validated

Fitch: APAC SF Stable in 1Q17; 10 Upgrades, 177 Affirmations

Fitch: Stable Outlook for Australian and New Zealand SF


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Fitch in the News

Nikkei - Pakistan bets on a Chinese development project, but debt looms

Nikkei - Abenomics: Japan's popular ticking time bomb

Nikkei - Rising provisions push Bank of China's profit down for first time since 2006 listing

Bloomberg -  China's Local Debt Nightmare Is Getting a Rerun After Rating Cut

Bloomberg - San Miguel Plans $34 Billion Investments, Eyes Saigon Beer Stake

The Australian Financial Review-  Housing correction 'won't be orderly'

The Australian Financial Review-  Royal commission could put bank funding at risk

The Australian Financial Review - Fitch, Moody's, S&P alert but not alarmed by housing

The Australian Financial Review - Mortgage crackdown to crimp borrowing capacity

The South China Morning Post - Chinese banks’ Q4 bad debt ratios improve on economy and swaps

Financial Times - Glorious Property misses bond interest repayment

China Daily - Debt-for-equity program speeds up


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