CreditEase CEO on Recent Market Trends and Opportunities in China

Ning Tang, founder of CreditEase speaks about 2016 headwinds faced by Yirendai, the company’s P2P lending arm; in August, 2016 the stock declined after new rules were put in place by Chinese authorities on P2P lenders; according to Ning Tang, “We need to do more in terms of investor education and communication as most of the international investors do not have a clear understanding of China’s credit market and financial innovation.”; 2016 transaction volume was 20 billion yuan ($2.92 billion) in 2016; Tang eyes 100 billion yuan ($14.59 billion) by 2020; looking forward, the company plans to form closer relationships with traditional banks to reach offline customers.  Source