Asian green bonds build on 2019 momentum

By Morgan Davis
23 Jan 2020

Green bond volumes reached a record level in 2019 and market participants think the sector is poised for another blow-out year. Korea South-East Power Co (Kosep) and ReNew Power Private gave a further boost to Asia’s growing green bond market this week, selling $750m of notes between them. Morgan Davis reports.

Nearly $255bn of green bonds and loans were sold globally in 2019, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative, a 49% increase over 2018. The think tank did not break down the volume of deals from Asia but a large chunk undoubtedly came from the region: CBI says China ...

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