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China set to be hotbed for US$100b green bond market

Potential in China is great given vast sums being spent on installations of solar and wind capacity

China led in renewables last year with investments of US$89.5 billion, accounting for almost one out of every three dollars spent on clean energy in the world, according to Bloomberg.


CHINA is set to become a hotbed for the US$100 billion market in bonds tied to environmentally-friendly investments, as authorities and developers seek alternatives to loans for funding a transformation to clean energy supplies.

The timing is ripe for so-called green bonds