PBOC officials to miss G7 meeting

The People's Bank of China said Monday 28 November that its governor and vice governors won't be attending the Group of Seven meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors which takes place in London this weekend.

The PBOC also issued a statement requiring all banks to provide financial services to poultry farmers to help them fight against bird flu.

The central bank said in a statement on its website that banks should provide the services that are needed for key poultry-sector enterp