46027-001: Strengthening the Stress Testing Capacity of the Banking System | Asian Development Bank

China, People's Republic of: Strengthening the Stress Testing Capacity of the Banking System

Sovereign (Public) Project | 46027-001 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Giannetto, Giacomo G. East Asia Department Request for information
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Technical Assistance
  • Finance
Project Name Strengthening the Stress Testing Capacity of the Banking System
Project Number 46027-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8355-PRC: Strengthening the Stress Testing Capacity of the Banking System
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Finance / Banking systems and nonbank financial institutions

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Healthier banking system in the PRC
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Stress testing framework used as an integral part of forward-looking risk management by commercial banks as well as for micro- and macroprudential supervision by the CBRC
Progress Toward Outcome The project is on track for closing in September 2015 with outcomes being met.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. New stress test operational environment

2. In-depth stress test training

3. The CBRC's stress tests

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The project is on track for closure in September 2015. Final training was held for CRBC and commercial bank staff in August 2015. A study tour was held by the CRBC to the USA to meet with the Federal Reseve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The final production of the knowlegde product is in process.
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation Regular missions and ongoin contact have occurred between the EA and ADB.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The TA will require a total of 6 person-months of international consulting services, and 22.5 person-months of national consulting services (all stress test experts in various subareas).

The consultants will be individually engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (April 2010, as amended from time to time).

Procurement none
Responsible ADB Officer Giannetto, Giacomo G.
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
China Banking Regulatory Commission
33A Fangcheng Street,
Xicheng District, Beijing
People's Rep of China
Concept Clearance 08 Jan 2013
Fact Finding 28 Jan 2013 to 31 Jan 2013
Approval 23 Apr 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Sep 2015

TA 8355-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Apr 2013 16 May 2013 16 May 2013 30 Nov 2014 30 Sep 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 23 Apr 2013 213,422.90

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Title Document Type Document Date
Strengthening the Stress Testing Capacity of the Banking System Technical Assistance Reports Apr 2013

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