Emerging market green bond issuance hit $52bn in 2019: research

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In 2019 emerging market green bond issuance rose 21% to $52bn with China the largest issuer, according to a new report by European asset manager Amundi and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. Amundi, Europe's largest asset manager, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today published their annual Emerging Market (EM) Green Bond Report.  The report found that globally, the green bond market outperformed in 2019, with a record issuance volume of $240bn (3% of total global bonds issued last year). EM green bond issuance increased by 21% to $52bn, bringing the overall market size...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.