China MKT Update: the green dragon is stirring with RMB 32.6bn ($5bn) of green bonds issued already in Jan, including a blockbuster RMB 20bn ($3.5bn) from SPD 中国绿色债券市场一鸣惊人,1月份已发行50亿美元!

At the end of last year we saw the tip of the Chinese green bond market iceberg surface with the first Chinese corporate green bond from Goldwind and first Chinese green domestic issuance from Agricultural Bank of China (ABC).  The momentum built with the the People's Bank of China (

Mkt updates: French bank BPCE's inaugural €300m green bond for renewables; 5 green bond repeat issuers flood post-COP mkt with GBs! EBRD (IDR 17bn), KfW (SEK 1bn), IFC (ZAR 1bn), CACIB (BRL30m) & green gossip!

Corporate green bonds

BPCE, one of the largest banks in France, issues 300m ($328.6m) inaugural green bond -  (1.125%, A/A2, 7yrs)

Mkt update: roaring wk in GB mkt -Renovate America 1st labeled Green ABS $201m +2nd review! Big demand HSBC €500m 4x oversub; Oslo NOK1.5bn, CN’s $65m water, Repeats from EDC, EIB, OPIC, detail on SocGen; & gossip!


HSBC inaugural  500m ($547m) green bond is BIG success with 4x oversubscribed (0.625%, AAA, 10 yrs)