GlobalRMB RQFII database

This database contains all licence and quota approvals for the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) scheme, sourced from data released by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe). 

• Click on a column heading to sort the data by that column.
• Use the boxes at the top of each column to filter the content of the table. Typing "Hong Kong" in the Location field will show only those firms registered in Hong Kong. Typing "jan-16" in the Date of Approval field will show all approvals in the month of January 2016.
• Firms with * after their name and an approval amount of zero have received a licence only. They are still awaiting a quota allocation.
• Summary tables of the top 10 firms by total approved quota and the various total quotas allocated to each jurisdiction appear below the main database table.

Data last updated: January 25, 2017. 

Current approved total: Rmb529.629bn at 179 firms.


RQFII quota holder Location Date of approval Approval (RMB m) Total approved (RMB m)
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited Singapore 30-May-16 20,000 20,000
Vanguard Investment Australia Australia 27-Jan-16 20,000 30,000
Vanguard Investment Australia Australia 28-Apr-15 10,000 30,000
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Investment GmbH Germany 26-Mar-15 6,000 6,000
Lyxor Asset Management France 29-May-15 6,000 6,000
Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited Singapore 28-Nov-16 5,400 7,300
Generali Investments Luxembourg S.A. Luxembourg 28-Apr-16 5,000 5,000
Swiss Re Switzerland 29-Jul-15 5,000 7,000
GIC Private Limited Singapore 28-Apr-15 5,000 5,000
Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management South Korea 28-Apr-15 5,000 8,000
E Fund Management (HK) Co Limited Hong Kong 14-Dec-12 5,000 27,200
China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited Hong Kong 05-Dec-12 5,000 21,800
CSOP Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 03-Dec-12 5,000 46,100
CSOP Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 27-Jul-12 5,000 46,100
China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited Hong Kong 28-May-12 5,000 21,800
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Europe) SA Luxembourg 27-Nov-15 4,000 0
Allianz Global Investors GmbH Germany 28-Dec-16 4,000 4,000
CSOP Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 26-Jan-14 4,000 46,100
CSOP Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 24-Dec-13 4,000 46,100
CSOP Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 27-Nov-13 3,500 46,100
KKR Singapore Singapore 26-Mar-15 3,500 3,500
AXA Investment Managers Paris France 29-Jun-16 3,400 3,400
Robeco Luxembourg S.A. Luxembourg 27-Oct-16 3,000 3,000
Kiwoom Asset Management Co Ltd South Korea 27-Nov-15 3,000 3,000
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co Ltd South Korea 27-Nov-15 3,000 3,000
GF International Asset Management (UK) Co Ltd UK 25-Dec-15 3,000 3,000
Hyundai Investments Co Ltd South Korea 27-Jan-16 3,000 3,000
Carmignac Gestion France 29-Jun-15 3,000 6,000
Meritz Asset Management Co Ltd South Korea 29-Jun-15 3,000 3,000
Hanwha Asset Management Co Ltd South Korea 28-Sep-15 3,000 3,000
Heungkuk Asset Management South Korea 28-Apr-15 3,000 3,000
Genesis Asset Managers UK 28-Apr-15 3,000 3,000
Harvest International Asset Management (UK) Limited UK 29-May-15 3,000 3,000
Samsung Securities Co Ltd South Korea 29-May-15 3,000 3,000
Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management South Korea 27-Nov-14 3,000 8,000
BNP Paribas Asset Management France 30-Oct-14 3,000 3,000
Carmignac Gestion France 30-Oct-14 3,000 6,000
DBS Bank Ltd Singapore 30-Oct-14 3,000 3,000
China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited Hong Kong 26-Jul-13 3,000 21,800
Ashmore Investment Management Limited UK 25-Feb-14 3,000 3,000
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd UK 26-Aug-14 3,000 3,000
China Life Franklin Asset Management Co., Ltd. Hong Kong 30-May-14 3,000 6,500
E Fund Management (HK) Co Limited Hong Kong 29-Aug-12 3,000 27,200
China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited Hong Kong 30-Oct-12 3,000 21,800
CSOP Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 30-Oct-12 3,000 46,100
Harvest Global Investments Limited Hong Kong 30-Oct-12 3,000 14,740
E Fund Management (HK) Co Limited Hong Kong 26-Jul-13 2,800 27,200
Credit Agricole Asset Management Singapore Limited Singapore 29-Oct-15 2,800 2,800
Amundi France 25-Dec-15 2,800 2,800
UBS Global Asset Management (Singapore) Ltd Singapore 28-Apr-16 2,500 2,500
Top 10 RQFII quota holders Country Total (Rmb m)
CSOP Asset Management
Limited
Hong Kong 46,100
Vanguard Investment Australia
   Australia  30,000
E Fund Management (HK) Co Limited Hong Kong
27,200
China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited Hong Kong
21,800
 BlackRock (Singapore) Limited Singapore 20,000
Harvest Global Investments Limited Hong Kong
14,740
Haitong International Holdings Ltd. Hong Kong
10,700
Bosera Funds (International) Limited Hong Kong
9,600
Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management South Korea 8,000
Taikang Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd. Hong Kong
7,400

RQFII quotas and approved allocations  *by approved allocation
Location Quota (RMB bn) Allocated (RMB bn)
Hong Kong 270 270
South Korea 120 73.700
Singapore 100 66.880
UK 80 30.794
Australia 50 30
France 80 24
Luxembourg 50 13.687
Germany 80 10.543
Switzerland 50  7
Canada 50 1.925
Thailand 50  1.100 
Chile 50 0
Hungary 50 0
Ireland 50 0
Malaysia 50 0
Qatar 30 
United Arab Emirates 50 0
United States 250  0
TOTAL 1,510 529.629

GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.01
2 Everbright Securities 16.95
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.59
4 HSBC 6.99
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 6.36

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 24-Nov-16 Powerlong Real Estate Holdings China 3,500
2 23-Nov-16 China Everbright Limited China 4,000
3 14-Nov-16 China Traditional Chinese Medicine Holdings China 2,500
4 02-Nov-16 National Bank of Canada Canada 3,500
5 26-Oct-16 China Gas Holdings China 2,000

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 28-Nov-16 Loncin Holdings China 800
2 04-Nov-16 China Nuclear Engineering Group China 1,500
3 25-Oct-16 ICBC Tokyo branch China 500
4 20-Oct-16 ICBC Sydney Branch China 1,200
5 08-Sep-16 Haikou Meilan International Airport Investment Ltd China 525