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: August 31, 2017. 

Current approved total: Rmb584.856bn at 188 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
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited  Hong Kong 25-Aug-17 15,000 17,000
BlackRock Fund Advisors United States 24-Feb-17 11,000 11,000
Vanguard Investment Australia Australia 28-Apr-15 10,000 30,000
First State Investment Management (UK) Limited UK 25-Aug-17 8,200 8,200
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Canada 25-Aug-17 6,728 6,828
Lyxor Asset Management France 29-May-15 6,000 6,000
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Investment GmbH Germany 26-Mar-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
Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management South Korea 28-Apr-15 5,000 8,000
GIC Private Limited Singapore 28-Apr-15 5,000 5,000
Swiss Re Switzerland 29-Jul-15 5,000 7,000
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
ABC International Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 28-Jul-17 4,460 9,760
Allianz Global Investors GmbH Germany 28-Dec-16 4,000 4,000
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Europe) SA Luxembourg 27-Nov-15 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
KKR Singapore Singapore 26-Mar-15 3,500 3,500
CSOP Asset Management Limited Hong Kong 27-Nov-13 3,500 46,100
AXA Investment Managers Paris France 29-Jun-16 3,400 3,400
Robeco Luxembourg S.A. Luxembourg 27-Oct-16 3,000 3,000
Orient Finance Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited Hong Kong 25-Aug-17 3,000 3,500
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
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
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
Samsung Securities Co Ltd South Korea 29-May-15 3,000 3,000
Harvest International Asset Management (UK) Limited UK 29-May-15 3,000 3,000
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
China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited Hong Kong 26-Jul-13 3,000 21,800
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
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
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited Hong Kong   17,000
Harvest Global Investments Limited Hong Kong
14,740
 BlackRock Fund Advisors US  11,000 
Haitong International Holdings Ltd. Hong Kong
10,700
ABC International Asset Management Limited Hong Kong
9,760

RQFII quotas and approved allocations  *by approved allocation
Location Quota (RMB bn) Allocated (RMB bn)
Hong Kong 500 295.137
South Korea 120 75.387
Singapore 100 67.155
UK 80  38.994 
Australia 50 31.100
France 80 24
Luxembourg 50 14.187
United States 250 11
Germany 80 10.543
Canada 50  8.653 
Switzerland 50  7
Thailand 50  1.100 
Malaysia 50 0.600
Chile 50 0
Hungary 50 0
Ireland 50 0
Qatar 30 
United Arab Emirates 50 0
TOTAL 1,740 584.856

GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.78
2 CITIC Securities 22.01
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.16
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.90
4 Everbright Securities 7.90

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 19-Sep-17 Skyworth Digital Holdings China 2,000
2 14-Sep-17 Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) China 9,000
3 05-Sep-17 Joy City China 1,000
4 01-Sep-17 Rusal Russian Federation 500
5 23-Aug-17 Daimler Germany 5,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 JP Morgan 38.18
2 Standard Chartered Bank 23.18
3 Barclays 7.73
3 Citi 7.73
3 HSBC 7.73

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 22-Sep-17 Royal Bank of Canada Canada 900
2 01-Jun-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 632
3 11-Apr-17 Bank of China Johannesburg Branch (BOC Johannesburg) China 1,500
4 22-Feb-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 850
5 28-Nov-16 Loncin Holdings China 800