Founded on April 18, 1994,China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS), also known as the National Interbank Funding Center, is a sub-institution directly affiliated to the People’s Bank of China (PBC).
CFETS adheres to the business principle of “using multiple technical approaches and various trading methods to answer demands from multi-tiered markets”. Under the strategic goal of becoming the “major global trading platform and pricing center for RMB and related products”, CFETS provides a series of services covering issuance, trade, post-trade processing, information, benchmark and training services for interbank FX market, money market and bond market via dedicated line and the Internet with advanced electronic information technologies.
As an important financial infrastructure in China, CFETS undertakes daily monitoring on market transactions, and also provides support and service for PBC’s monetary policy transmission and market self-regulatory organizations. CFETS publishes market benchmarks, including RMB Central Parity Rate, Shanghai Interbank Offered Rate (Shibor), CFETS RMB Index, Loan Prime Rate (LPR), RMB Reference Rate, Bond Indices, yield curves, etc., offering reference prices for the market.
CFETS headquarter is located in Zhangjiang, Shanghai. We also have a local back-up center on the Bund and a remote back-up center in Beijing. Internally CFETS has 16 departments:
FX Market Department
RMB Market Department
Technology Infrastructure & Service Department
Technology R&D Department
Market Data Department
International Affairs Department
Risk Management Department
Human Resources Department
Beijing General Services Office
Beijing Market Services Department
Beijing Operation Department
Sub-centers of CFETS have also been set up in 18 provincial capitals and major cities of economic regions throughout the country including Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Haikou, Jinan, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shantou, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an and Zhuhai.
HUO Yingli, Chief Executive Officer
ZHANG Yi, President
REN Jiangang, Inspector General
LI Zhonglin, Executive Vice President
LI Ruiyong, Executive Vice President
SUN Jie, Executive Vice President
CUI Wei, Executive Vice President