This year China has issued $17.4 billion of green bonds

Such number represent 41% of the whole market
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15 November 2016

Source: Bloomberg

The country has gone from nothing two years ago to accounting for almost half of the global green bonds.

However, there is still much debate about how really ‘green’ are such financial instruments in China, since they could even finance so-called ‘clean-coal’ power plants in the country.

 

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