Q3 at a glance
Posted Oct 22, 2019 by Krista Tukiainen
The Green bond market summary Q3 2019 provides an overview of green bond issuance, as well as the wider labelled market. The spotlight sections this time are on blue bonds and blue economy, and on green loans. The report also features underwriter and listing venue league tables for Jan-Sep 2019.
Q3 2019 issuance is 87% higher than Q3 2018, and 2019 quarterly issuance has been consistently higher than 2018. Financial corporates led the way in Q3 with 24% of total quarterly volume.
Emerging market issuance represented 26% of Q3 2019 volume, with strong issuance from LAC, bringing Q1-Q3 2019 EM issuance, including supranationals, to USD51.7bn (Jan-Sep 2018: USD32.5bn).