Moody’s Analytics announced that it has established a new product development group, the Commercial Strategies Group (CSG), in Shenzhen to pursue growth opportunities in China and better serve customers in the region.

“The launch of the Commercial Strategies Group in Shenzhen reflects our commitment to serving our customers with best-in-class technologies, products, and services while strengthening our growing presence in China,” said Min Ye, Managing Director and Head of International for Moody’s. “Moody’s choice of Shenzhen reflects our appreciation of the city’s strong legacy of reform, opening-up and innovation, and its clearly articulated future as a key innovation center driving a successful financial system and sustainably growing economy in China.”

The CSG will build on the expertise of the Moody’s Analytics team in Shenzhen to develop market strategies that facilitate customers’ access to Moody’s data, insight, analytics, and solutions. This includes enhanced distribution tools and enterprise risk software products and services, as well as additional solutions to support evolving customer needs.

“Shenzhen is a center of excellence in innovation,” said Charlene Bian, Managing Director, Commercial Strategies Group. “The CSG will leverage the significant expertise Moody’s has developed over nearly three decades of serving the Chinese market, as we expand our integrated risk assessment capabilities to help customers make better decisions.”