China’s green bond issuance expanded a modest 0.9 per cent from a year earlier to US$23.1 billion in 2017, with its contribution to the global market falling to 15 per cent in 2017 from 26 per cent in 2016, said Michael Wilkins, S&P’s managing director, sustainable finance. Photo: Ambassadors of Design Hong Kong

China loses top billing as green bond issuer to US

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings says the country’s green bond issuance expanded a modest 0.9pc in 2017 from the year earlier to US$23.1 billion

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China’s green bond issuance expanded a modest 0.9 per cent from a year earlier to US$23.1 billion in 2017, with its contribution to the global market falling to 15 per cent in 2017 from 26 per cent in 2016, said Michael Wilkins, S&P’s managing director, sustainable finance. Photo: Ambassadors of Design Hong Kong
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