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Foreign Investors Turned Net Buyers of Chinese Government Bonds in July

·3 min read
Foreign Investors Turned Net Buyers of Chinese Government Bonds in July

Foreign investors once again became net buyers of Chinese government bonds in July—but only by a hair. International investors have spent much of the past seven months reducing their exposure to the market, concerned about the geopolitical risks of investing in China following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Foreign buyers continued to sell billions of dollars worth of bonds issued by Chinese policy banks, state-funded lenders that play an important role in implementing the government’s plans, and have made large loans to Russian borrowers.