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China Delegation in London for G20 Conference
The Chinese delegation arrived in London at the beginning of March, and consists of a number of working groups led by the Ministries of Finance and Commerce, the central bank, and the China Banking Regulatory Commission. Different groups will focus on macroeconomic policies, reconstruction of and supervision over the global financial system, IMF reform, and reform of the World Bank and other multi-lateral banks. The Ministry of Commerce will also form a special working group to discuss trade protectionism.
March 13rd,2009
China Promotes Issuance of IMF Bonds to Diversify Its Forex Assets
Besides promoting the IMF to take a stronger role in supervising and stabilizing international currency issues, China is also seeking a way to diversify and more securely operate its forex reserve assets, such as buying bonds issued by the IMF, instead of merely continuing to accumulate US national debt. This would be conducive not only to China's forex asset security, but also to the IMF exercising influence in the current financial crisis.
March 24th,2009
China Looking to the IMF as Alternative to USD
With the Fed having decided to pile into US government debt, and on the eve of G-20 summit in London, the People's Bank of China (PBoC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, along with the chief of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, has sent a deliberate message that China may seek an alternative to the US dollar as its forex reserve currency by cooperating with International Monetary Fund.
March 25th,2009
Zhou Xiaochuan's Vision: Imitating ECU and Empowering SDR
Zhou Xiaochuan clearly stated China's interests, that China's RMB should be included in SDR's currency basket, and that GDP should be a factor in deciding the currencies' percentage in the basket. China is making no secret of the fact it wants to gain more influence in the international monetary system.
March 26th,2009
He Who Has the Gold Makes the Rules
He has captured the attention of the world, especially the US stock market which does not know how far China will push on this white paper at the London G-20 meeting. Does he want to downgrade the US dollar from the international monetary system? Can he really have a reserve asset which is stable? Can he really have a flexible asset that can expand when needed without expanding too much? Can he really get other nations to walk away from "credit-based" national currencies as reserves?
March 31st,2009
Should China Inject Capital into IMF, and How Much?
Considering the nature of China's forex reserve, and its importance to China's economic security, China must be cautious in the use for fund injection into IMF.
March 31st,2009
Before Saving the US
If the US must ask China to buy some portion of its national debt, what kind of conditions and principles should China we raise? 
November 11st,2008
Zhou Xiaochuan: China Expect to Increase Its IMF Voting Power in 2011
May 15th,2009
Buying IMF Bonds Up to $50 Billion: China Move towards US Treasury Alternatives
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that the Chinese government has agreed to purchase IMF debt up to $50 billion. This is the first bond subscription agreement the IMF has signed since July when its Council passed the framework on issuing bonds.
IMF, SDR September 4th,2009
Marriage Counseling for the G-20 and the IMF
Like a long-married couple who habitually bicker and fight, the two can't seem to live together – but they can't live apart, either.
IMF,G20 August 11st,2010