China’s CBRC Warns of Consumer Lending Risks

The CBRC issued a warning that the surge in consumer loans could pose a risk to the country’s lending system; they noted that lenders should not try to push up the consumer leverage ratio and they should take lessons from the US subprime mortgage crisis; recent reviews of loan books show misuse of loans for housing down payments and banks need to stay closer to lending regulations. Source.

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