WeBank’s Loan Amount Exceeds RMB100bn

A WeBank employee wrote a post in WeChat Moment, announcing that the loan amount of Weilidai (WeBank’s micro loan product) is over RMB100 billion ($14.92 billion); Weilidai’s loan amount has increased almost 300% over the past seven months; according to its financial results, WeBank lost RMB583 million ($86.97 million) in the first year (2015); but in 2016, it made a profit of RMB401 million ($59.82 million); in the first four months of 2017, WeBank made a profit of RMB500 million ($74.59 million); in terms of product, WeBank has launched an enterprise-grade product, “Weiyedai”; Weiyedai provides unsecured loans of up to RMB3 million ($447,507) to enterprises, with annual percentage rates ranging from 10.95% to 16.43%. Source (Chinese)