Green Bond Highlights 2017
Climate Bonds Initiative final analysis of annual green bond issuance for 2017 shows a December 31st tally of USD155.5bn, a new global record, up 78% on the adjusted 2016 figure of USD87.2bn and well over our USD130bn estimate for the year.
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The Key Figures:
- USD155.5bn - total green bond issuance
- Over 1500 green bond issues
- 78% - growth on 2016
- 37 countries from all continents
- 239 different issuers
- 146 new issuers
- USD10.7bn – largest single green bond
- 3 Sovereign Green Bonds: France, Fiji, Nigeria
2018 Green Bonds Forecast
Climate Bonds initial green bonds forecast for CY 2018 is USD250-300bn. That means a minimum of 60%+ growth on our 2017 figures.
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