China Development Bank ups loan support for agriculture
CDB's outstanding agriculture-related loans newly added in 2022 amounted to 250 billion yuan (36.26 billion U.S. dollars), according to the bank.
The loans have provided strong support for ensuring food security, agricultural and rural infrastructure construction, agricultural modernization, improving the rural living environment, and consolidating and expanding achievements in poverty alleviation, CDB said.
It added that the bank also issued 8 billion yuan in special financial bonds for rural revitalization last year.
In 2023, CDB will continue to increase financial support for agricultural and rural infrastructure, and for promoting rural revitalization, the bank said.