RPT-China outstanding total social financing up 12.3 pct y/y at end-Aug

September 14, 2016 8:31 AM

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BEIJING, Sept 14 China's outstanding total social financing was 149.83 trillion yuan ($22.46 trillion) at the end of August, up 12.3 percent from a year earlier, the central bank said on Wednesday.

That included local-currency loans of 101.48 trillion yuan for the real economy, which was up 13.5 percent year-on-year, and foreign-currency loans equivalent to 2.69 trillion yuan, which were down 25 percent, the central bank said.

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