In June 2020, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), China’s central bank, the China Securities & Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and the National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) announced an updated “Green Bonds Endorsed Projects Catalogue” to govern China’s green bonds market in a significant consolidation that has implications for investors as the market grows.
The Catalogue was originally published in June, open for public consultation. An unofficial English translation of the Catalogue, courtesy of the Climate Bonds Initiative (updated to match the later version published on the PBOC website on July 8th 2020) courtesy of the Climate Bonds Initiative, is provided below. The new consultation period runs till August 6th 2020.
More information may be found in the blog post from June 2020.