PRESS DIGEST - China - March 20

Пятница, 20 марта 2015 4:22 MSK

SHANGHAI, March 20 (Reuters) - Chinese newspapers available in Beijing and Shanghai carried the following stories on Friday. Reuters has not checked the stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


- Technical matters for the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme have been solved, Hong Kong's Financial Secretary, John Tsang Chun-wah, said, adding that he hoped it could start around the middle of this year.

- China Development Bank said it would provide 90 billion yuan ($14.53 billion) in loans to support major water power construction projects.


- The China Insurance Regulatory Commission is exploring setting up a platform to regulate the country's agriculture insurance sector, the newspaper reported, citing the government body.

- China Minsheng Investment Co Ltd is exploring entering the insurance sector by investing in Dubon Insurance, a firm based in the country's north-east Jilin province, unnamed sources told the newspaper.   Продолжение...