RQFII to drive Japan’s RMB business

A new dawn has broken for RMB business in Japan, as the country prepares to launch its first RMB clearing bank and a local currency swap line with China. For now bankers are focusing on new renminbi investment quotas, which could mobilise the vast pool of Japanese household assets to tap onshore Chinese securities.

  • By Noah Sin
  • 27 Jul 2018

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 23.98
2 China Merchants Securities Co 16.10
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 13.41
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.76
5 China Securities 8.13

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 30-May-19 Portugal Portugal 2,000
2 17-May-19 Trafigura The Netherlands 540
3 16-May-19 CITIC Pacific China 1,000
4 15-May-19 Republic of the Philippines Philippines 2,500
5 29-Apr-19 Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) China 1,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 25.05
2 Credit Agricole 7.04
2 HSBC 7.04
4 Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) 6.90
4 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) 6.90

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 22-May-19 Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) China 3,000
2 16-Apr-19 ICBC Singapore Branch China 1,000
3 10-Apr-19 Bank of China Macau Branch (BOC Macau) China 4,500
4 15-Mar-19 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) China 2,500
5 13-Mar-19 Daimler International Finance Germany 1,000