Toward Universal Financial Inclusion in China: Models, Challenges, and Global Lessons

Learning from China’s financial inclusion experience over the past 15 years

This report examines in detail China’s approach to financial inclusion over the past 15 years. It benchmarks China’s progress against peer economies and analyzes key developments and factors in China’s financial inclusion experience.

The report also outlines remaining challenges to achieving further advances in financial inclusion in China, and distills key lessons for policymakers in other countries to develop and refine their own pathways toward sustainable and long-term financial inclusion.

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By Dangwei Bai, Rundong Jiang, Tiandu Wang, Jennifer Chien , Douglas Randall