<p>This discussion brief provides an overview of the development of green banking practices in China, identifying major policies and practices, performance to date, as well as barriers to further expansion.
Banks and Banking
Axis Bank launched a plant-a-sapling initiative under its green banking program recently. In this initiative, the bank planted over 1 lakh saplings on August 1 and 2 at over a thousand locations across
Twelve scheduled banks and one non-bank financial institution are yet to disburse any loan under a Tk 200-crore refinancing scheme for green products after signing participant agreements with Bangladesh
Survey says economy to revive from difficult times this year A year after India's economic growth is headed to a record ten-year low growth of 5% in 2012-13, economic advisers in the Finance Ministry expect the economy to recover to 6.1 - 6.7% in 2013-14. The Economic Survey, 2012-13, presented today gave a wide range of 0.6 percentage points for its projections for economic growth next fiscal as it recognised that forecasting at potential turning points is difficult.