BOC goes blue in first for Asia’s bond market

By Morgan Davis
14 Sep 2020

Bank of China rolled out a dual-currency blue bond on Monday, making it the first borrower in Asia to market a marine sustainability transaction.

The trade is also the first blue bond to be sold by a commercial bank, and only the fourth blue bond to be sold globally.

BOC’s deal is split between a three year dollar bond, sold through its Paris branch, and a two year offshore renminbi ...

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