The world’s biggest market is growing, as are the regulatory frameworks around it. We take a closer look.
We've recently noticed that questions have been publicly raised as to the quality of Chinese green bonds.
This is in the wider context of there being questions about all green bonds – ever-present since the beginning of the corporate green bond market in 2008.
At Climate Bonds Initiative we preach that scrutiny is required in order for the market to maintain its integrity, it’s a healthy check procedure and plays a positive role in overall investment governance.
Is there anything additional to worry about with Chinese bonds beyond the usual investor considerations around quality, risk and returns?