China issued one third of the world’s green bonds in 2017 and has quickly become a world leader in green finance, a relatively new area that focuses on money products related to sustainable business. But of the US$38.6 billion in green bonds issued by Chinese institutions in 2017, the majority was in the domestic market, with just US$6.6 billion issued abroad. To help the green bond market grow further, China is looking to improve access to international investors. (Read more)