China’s green bond market is already the second largest in the world, hitting $31.3bn of certified issuance in 2019, according to data from the Climate Bonds Initiative. It only looks likely to get bigger.
A recent plan to remove clean coal from the list of eligible green bond projects in the onshore market will bring China much closer to international standards ─ and encourage a surge of investment from foreign portfolio managers.
GlobalCapitalChina will host a series of webinars on China’s sustainability-linked bond market, exploring the opportunities, challenges and long-term potential of the market. Each webinar will build on the previous discussion, giving investors, analysts, bankers and other interested parties a guide to China’s green and sustainable financing markets.