The BIIA Newsletter June I – 2011 is posted on this page.  To access click on the link:   BIIA NEWSLETTER JUNE I – 2011 ISSUE

Late Breaking News:

  • Responsible Lending and Borrowing:  The Role of the Consumer Credit Information Industry
  • US Credit Report Quality:  Vast Amount is Accurate According to PERC Study
  • European Data Protection:  ACCIS Responds to Consultation of the EU Commission’s Comprehensive Approach to the Protection of Personal Data

Member News:

  • SINOTRUST:  Feeling the Pulse of the Chinese MPV Market
  • Sinotrust Holds Credit Risk Management for China Domestic Funded Enterprise 2011 Forum
  • TransUnion: Credit Card Delinquencies Drop Nearly 10 Percent, Continue to Move Downward to Levels Not Seen Since 1996
  • D&B SAME Launches Second Credit Bureau in Ghana

Industry News:

  • Warburg Pincus Considers IndiaMart Investment
  • BIA/Kelsay says local search ad revenue will reach $8.2 billion by 2015
  • Experian Said to Be on the Prowl for Acquisitions in India
  • SEC Seeks Tighter Rules for Rating Agencies
  • Dow Jones Unveils New Innovations to Factiva
  • Data Used as Small Business Fraud Deterrent
  • Edgar Online Reports a Loss for Quarter Ended March 31st, 2011

News from China

  • Poor Due Diligence:  Fraud, Scams, Accounting Irregularities Rattle Stocks Of Chinese Companies Listed Abroad
  • People’s Bank of China issues 27 E-payment Licenses
  • McGraw Hill & Companies: Aviation Week Expands China Portfolio and Partnership
  • Global Sources Q1 revenue up 5.6%

From the User Corner –  BIIA Informs Users

  • Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) Spells Trouble for US Economy
  •  Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) Reinforces Prospects of Gloom
  • Credit Information:  Customers Turn Competitors

We thank our members for their contributions.


Joachim C Bartels

Managing Director

BIIA –  Business Information Industry Association

Asia Pacific – Middle East Ltd.