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China outstanding foreign debt $1.53 tn at end-Sept

Reuters Beijing | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on December 30, 2015

China's outstanding foreign debt stood at $1.53 trillion at the end of September, down from $1.68 trillion at the end of June, the country's foreign exchange regulator said on Wednesday.

Short-term foreign debt accounted for 67 per cent of the total, while medium- and long-term debt made up for 33 per cent of the total, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said in a statement on its website.

Published on December 30, 2015
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