Lack of Single Credit Rating Standard Holding Back China’s Borrowing Market

WSJ published a story on China’s consumer credit rating ecosystem: the fact that China doesn’t have a widely accepted system to gauge individual’s creditworthiness leads technology giants (Ant Financial, Tencent among others) to developing their own credit-rating systems, but none of these projects has emerged as a single nationwide standard either yet; problems with generating credit scores in the private sector include data accuracy and privacy; the story says the lack of a single accepted standard is holding back the growth of borrowing among rising middle class in China. Source

Sign up for our Newsletters

Every morning the Fintech Nexus News team scours the globe for the most important fintech stories of the day in the daily Global newsletter.

The Europe edition comes out on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday featuring the most important stories in European and UK fintech.

The Latin American newsletter arrives in your inbox on Tuesdays and Fridays. This is a trilingual newsletter featuring stories in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.

Join 20,000 subscribers!

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]