RMB outlook 2017: Panda and dim sum bonds

It was a year of opposite fates for Panda and dim sum bonds in 2016 with the former reaching record heights and the latter pretty much left on the sidelines. In our first outlook piece of the year, GlobalRMB reached out to several experts to get their thoughts on what the future holds for both asset classes.

  • By Rev Hui
  • 06 Jan 2017

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 CITIC Securities 44.72
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 22.36
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 10.16
3 China Merchants Bank Co 10.16
3 Bank of China (BOC) 10.16

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 22-May-17 CITIC Bank International China 3,000
2 19-May-17 China Power New Energy Development Co China 800
3 17-May-17 Daimler Germany 4,000
4 25-Apr-17 CAR Inc Hong Kong 300
5 20-Apr-17 China Merchants Port Holdings (CMP) Hong Kong 2,500

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Credit Agricole 12.89
2 Bank of China (BOC) 12.08
3 HSBC 9.64
4 Standard Chartered Bank 7.80
5 DBS 5.74

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 11-Apr-17 Bank of China Johannesburg Branch (BOC Johannesburg) China 1,500
2 22-Feb-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 850
3 28-Nov-16 Loncin Holdings China 800
4 04-Nov-16 China Nuclear Engineering Group China 1,500
5 25-Oct-16 ICBC Tokyo branch China 500