China has represented itself as a familiar lender to the Latin American Countries and businesses fighting for debts. In a similar approach, it has extended loan facility to Brazilian indebted oil giant Petrobras for $10 billion securing oil for Chinese companies. The announcement has appeared just after the latest downgrading by Moody’s to junk status following several other credit rating agencies.
Major banks wary of heavy U.S. penalties will be reluctant to restore ties with Iran even if sanctions are lifted in a possible nuclear deal, bank executives and advisers say, likely denting Iran's ambition to attract foreign investment to revive its crippled economy.
China has listed food safety and modernizing farms as among key priorities this year, its 2015 rural policy outline showed, as it tackles falling agricultural productivity that has raised concerns about its future food supply.
CDB maintains its Zero bond risk until end of 2013.