Asia Bond Monitor – March 2021

Publication | March 2021

This edition reviews financial conditions in East Asia and risk implications to the global economic recovery, including the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine rollouts and liquidity conditions in regional bond markets.

Price
  • $26.00 (paperback)

Emerging East Asia’s local currency bond market rose to an aggregate size of $20.1 trillion at the end of December 2020. Buoyed by a better economic outlook, financial conditions improved. Environmental, social, and governance bonds in ASEAN+3 markets also grew to over $265 billion. Meanwhile, the AsianBonds Online annual bond market liquidity survey results showed liquidity conditions diverged across regional markets in 2020.

Contents 

  • Highlights
  • Global and Regional Market Developments
  • Bond Market Developments in the Fourth Quarter of 2020
  • Policy and Regulatory Developments
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance Bonds in ASEAN+3
  • Social Bonds—Recent Developments and Trends
  • AsianBondsOnline 2020 Bond Market Liquidity Survey
  • Market Summaries
    • China, People’s Republic of
    • Hong Kong, China
    • Indonesia
    • Korea, Republic of
    • Philippines
    • Singapore
    • Thailand
    • Viet Nam

Additional Details

Type
Series
Subjects
  • Economics
  • Finance sector development
  • Banking and non-bank financial institutions
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Governance and public sector management
  • Public financial management
  • Public administration, economic affairs, and policy
  • Industry and trade
Countries
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Indonesia
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Pages
  • 76
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • SPR210114-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9262-771-3 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-772-0 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-773-7 (ebook)
ISSN
  • 2219-1518 (print)
  • 2219-1526 (electronic)

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