JI Zhaojin

A man carries coins on a string attached to a walking stick, while a little boy carries a wrapped bundle. They could be on their way to deposit money with the local qianzhuang. From the Book of Jen Wu, an historic painting instruction manual.

The role of the qianzhuang, a traditional Chinese banking institution, evolved to a position of dominance until it finally succumbed to the power of foreign and state-owned banks in China during the

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:41-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Business and Economy, System|Comments Off on Qianzhuang (Qiánzhuāng 钱庄)|Qiánzhuāng 钱庄 (Qianzhuang)

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