Navigating China’s savings surplus, GPI interactive online databank

Markets, Reports — By on August 10, 2018 at 1:29 PM


Commentary: Navigating China’s savings surplus

By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore

China’s current account surplus, measuring its excess savings vis-a-vis the rest of the world, is dwindling fast. This is causing the Chinese government to rethink its foreign investment strategies.

Beijing may have to choose between slowing down outbound direct investment and scaling back the Belt and Road infrastructure initiative. China may be able to postpone the choice by reducing its stock of US Treasury bonds. Such a sell-off would, however, add one more problem to the already long list of China-US complications.

Read the full commentary on the website

Video: GPI Interactive Online Databank

For the first time, OMFIF is offering a comprehensive interactive online databank available as a practical resource for the reserves management and research departments of all global public investors, and their counterparts in the asset management and banking community.

Comprehensive data analysis looks at the global distribution of GPIs and the full GPI top 750 ranking by assets under management is available via the OMFIF website, where registered users can filter five years of data by individual GPI, type of institution and region to chart changes in assets under management.

Watch a video showing how to use the databank.

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