IIGF releases "China Green Bond Market Development Report"

Updated: Jan 9

On September 15, the Green Finance International Research Institute of Central University of Finance and Economics released the "China Green Bond Market Development Report (2019)" at the annual meeting. It is understood that this result is a comprehensive summary of the green bond market in China based on the existing research results and the green bond database of the Green Bond Lab of China Finance University, with a view to the green bond market.

With the continuous advancement and deepening of the national strategy of green development, green finance will play an important role in the process of achieving high-quality economic development in China. As an innovative market tool that directly accesses the supply and demand side of funds in the field of green finance, since the first issuance of green bonds in China in late 2015, high-speed development has been achieved with efficient policy guidance and active market participation. At present, China has become a well-deserved country in green bonds. Its huge issue scale, rich product innovation, and active market transactions have attracted worldwide attention. In the future, green bonds are expected to further play the role of capital allocation and become an important driver of China's economic green transformation.

Wang Yao, Dean of the International Research Institute of Green Finance at Central University of Finance and Economics, said that the total issuance volume of labeled green bonds in China reached RMB 268.669 billion in 2018, an increase of 8.05% year-on-year. Status of the issuing country. At the same time, through horizontal comparative studies, China's green bond investment has a significant value and a high proportion of certification. As one of the earliest institutions in China to start tracking the development of China's green bond market, we believe that at the policy formulation level, the first is to accelerate the promotion of China's green bonds Standards unification work process; the second is to reduce the risk weight of green assets; the third is to improve the effect of policy transmission and optimize the coordination and coordination of local government finance and taxation departments; the fourth is to regulate the market for third-party certification of green bonds.

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