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New grant to boost green bond issuance in Singapore

Bond issuers can offset expenses from obtaining external review of green bonds, up to S$100,000 per issuance

"The Asia green bond market is a driver of incremental global growth. This move positions Singapore as a key player in what is rapidly becoming a mainstream avenue for financing." - Peter Guenthardt, BOAML country executive for Singapore and South East Asia


SINGAPORE is keen to develop a green bond market that is globally valued at about US$200 billion, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will offer a grant to bond issuers to cover expenses, said a top minister on Thursday.

Bond issuers who qualify can offset all...

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