May 16, 2013 / 1:26 AM / 5 years ago

PRESS DIGEST - China - May 16

SHANGHAI, May 16 (Reuters) - Chinese newspapers available in Beijing and Shanghai carried the following stories on Thursday. Reuters has not checked the stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


- The People’s Bank of China Shanghai branch released data that showed individual housing loans continued to soar in the month of April. In April Shanghai’s new foreign exchange personal housing loans rose to 5.3 billion yuan.


- The Chinese trade hub of Yiwu plans to expand its pilot scheme to allow more cross-border yuan settlement at the end of May.


- Chinese airlines will get their first Boeing Co Dreamliners this quarter, said Boeing’s China President Marc Allen. China Southern Airlines is due to receive its first Dreamliner jumbo jet by the end of May.

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