As at the end of September 2019, China's banking sector recorded external financial assets of USD 1135.5 billion, external liabilities of USD 1315.4 billion, and net external liabilities of USD 179.9 billion including net RMB liabilities of USD 314.0 billion and net foreign currency assets of USD 134.1 billion.
Among the external financial assets of the banking sector, deposits and loans were USD 813.3 billion,bonds investment,USD 161.7 billion, and other assets including equity, USD 160.5 billion,accounting for 72 percent, 14 percent and 14 percent of the sector's total external financial assets respectively. By currency, RMB assets were USD 109.7 billion, USD assets, USD 789.0 billion, and other currency assets, USD 236.8 billion,accounting for 10 percent, 69 percent and 21 percent respectively. Among the external financial assets of the banking sector, the amount invested in the overseas banking sector was USD 563.4 billion, accounting for approximately 50 percent; the amount invested in the overseas non-banking sector was USD 572.1 billion,accounting for approximately 50 percent.
Among the external liabilities of the banking sector, deposits and loans were USD 727.6 billion,bonds investment, USD 219.6 billion, and other liabilities including equity, USD 368.2 billion, accounting for 55 percent, 17 percent and 28 percent of the sector's total external liabilities respectively. By currency, RMB liabilities were USD 423.7billion, USD liabilities, USD 542.8 billion, and other currency liabilities, USD 348.9 billion, accounting for 32 percent, 41 percent and 27 percent respectively. Of the external liabilities of China¡¯s banking sector, USD 548.1 billion was from overseas banking sector, accounting for 42 percent; while USD 767.4 billion was from overseas non-banking sector, accounting for 58 percent. (End)