2018 was another strong year for the Green, Social and Sustainability Bonds market. According to Dealogic data, a total amount of €149bn equivalent was issued from more than 300 individual issuers, led by China (16%), the USA (14%) and France (11%).
A “Panda bond” is a bond issued by a foreign issuer in the Chinese domestic market and as such is denominated in Chinese Renmimbi, governed under PRC law and settled domestically in China. They are the equivalent to the so called ‘Yankee’ in the US domestic market or Kangaroo in the Australian market.
Crédit Agricole CIB provided support to the Kingdom of Belgium's first green bonds issue.
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