PBoC in fresh push for renminbi internationalisation

Renminbi internationalisation is back on the table after People’s Bank of China (PBoC) signalled actions to increase the currency’s offshore usage in 2017. But the process will be slow, experts warn, given the upcoming 19th Party Congress and demand to limit capital outflows.

  • By Noah Sin
  • 30 Mar 2017

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 19.93
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 13.40
3 China Merchants Securities Co 12.94
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.84
5 China Securities 6.54

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 07-Aug-19 Daimler Germany 5,000
2 31-Jul-19 Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA Italy 1,000
3 24-Jul-19 Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) China 2,000
4 10-Jul-19 BMW Finance N.V. Germany 3,500
5 20-Jun-19 Maybank Malaysia 2,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 32.50
2 Credit Agricole 6.34
2 HSBC 6.34
4 Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) 6.22
4 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) 6.22

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 16-Jul-19 CIFI Holdings China 1,600
2 22-May-19 Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) China 3,000
3 16-Apr-19 ICBC Singapore Branch China 1,000
4 10-Apr-19 Bank of China Macau Branch (BOC Macau) China 4,500
5 15-Mar-19 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) China 2,500