Last year was a record year for issuance of sustainable ‘dim sum’ bonds in Hong Kong, which reached US$29.5 billion. Photo: Shutterstock
Last year was a record year for issuance of sustainable ‘dim sum’ bonds in Hong Kong, which reached US$29.5 billion. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong is ‘Asia’s sustainable finance centre’, thanks to green bond growth and carbon-credit trading, bankers say

  • Rapid growth in green bonds and the recent launch of carbon-credit trading by HKEX put Hong Kong into a ‘pivotal’ role, bankers say
  • China needs to raise about US$19 trillion from green bonds and other environmentally friendly funding tools to become carbon neutral by 2060

Last year was a record year for issuance of sustainable ‘dim sum’ bonds in Hong Kong, which reached US$29.5 billion. Photo: Shutterstock
Last year was a record year for issuance of sustainable ‘dim sum’ bonds in Hong Kong, which reached US$29.5 billion. Photo: Shutterstock
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