KfW debuts green framework in Hong Kong dollars

Green Shoots
By Frank Jackman
08 Aug 2019

German agency KfW is “open to further business in [both] Singapore and Hong Kong dollars” as it looks to expand its recently updated green framework. Last week, the agency made its green bond debut in Hong Kong dollars, placing a two year private placement on August 2.

“Our intention is to bring our green philosophy to various capital markets,” said Alexander Liebethal, head of new issues at KfW. “We feel that Hong Kong is a very mature Asian market and a bridge to the domestic Chinese market.”

“We are open to further business in Singapore ...

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