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China says to ease corporate bond issuance rules to boost economy
[SHANGHAI] China's top economic planner said on Wednesday that it would ease restrictions on corporate bond issues to encourage "high-quality" companies to issue more bonds to support the economy.
Companies can now raise as much as 70 per cent of a project's funding need, the National Deverlopment and Reform Commission (NDRC) said in a statement published in its website www.ndrc.gov.cn.
Previously, the limit for most projects was 60 per cent.