Shock waves in markets as Chinese firms default on record debts

New Delhi, Dec 14: The Chinese state owned companies have defaulted on their debts and the state firms have defaulted on a record 6.1 billion USD worth of bonds between January and October according to Fitch Ratings.

This development has sent shock waves in the debt market. The non-payment of debt payments is only getting worse and a slew of major companies such as BMW’s Chinese partner, Brilliance Auto Group, Tsinghua Unigroup, and Yongcheng Coal and Electricity declared bankruptcy or defaulted on their loans in November.

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