Asia’s green bond issuers look to the West for support

Green China
By Morgan Davis
06 Sep 2018

Two Chinese borrowers’ different approaches to (and different outcomes from) their green bond sales this week have once again put the spotlight on a question that has long plagued the market: where are Asia’s green bond investors? Morgan Davis investigates.

China is in a chicken-and-egg conundrum. How do you build a green bond market without green bonds, and how do you get issuers to sell green bonds if there are no green investors?

Given that the country’s regulators have pushed to make green financing a priority, borrowers have ...

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