Climate Bonds 2016 Highlights: The big issuers: The big numbers: The trends that count and a 2017 forecast

Climate Bonds 2016 Highlights: The big issuers: The big numbers: The trends that count and a 2017 forecast

A record year with green bond issuance of USD 81bn, up 92% on 2015 figures

The Big Numbers

92% – growth on 2015 making 2016 the most prolific year to date

USD 11.8bn – November issuance, the largest month on record

24 – number of countries with green bond issuers

27% – proportion of Chinese issuers

241 – number of labelled green bonds issued (median size USD133.7m)

>90 – number of new issuers

>50 – number of repeat issuers

USD 4.3bn – largest single green bond ever issued from the Bank of Communications (China)

1st Sovereign – Republic of Poland became the world’s first sovereign issuer

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