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) 21.07
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.89
3 China Merchants Securities Co 12.45
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.55
5 China Securities 6.29

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 22-Aug-19 Mengniu Dairy China 1,000
2 07-Aug-19 Daimler Germany 5,000
3 31-Jul-19 Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA Italy 1,000
4 24-Jul-19 Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) China 2,000
5 10-Jul-19 BMW Finance N.V. Germany 3,500

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