Bond Connect, China opening to be featured in 11th Asian Bond Markets Summit in Shanghai

A day ahead of the 11th Asian Bond Markets Summit, China and Hong Kong announced details of the  Bond Connect, opening another channel for the participation of foreign investors in China's US$9 trillion bond market.

In a joint announcement, the People's Bank of China and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) have approved China Foreign Exchange Trade System & National Interbank Funding Centre, China Central Depository & Clearing Co, Shanghai Clearing House together with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and Central Moneymarkets Unit to collaborate in establishing mutual bond market access between Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Bond Connect and access to China's bond market will be the key discussion points in Shanghai when the Summit convenes tomorrow.

During the Summit, other topical issues to be discussed include green bonds, LGFVs, the securitization market, and the impact of the One Belt, One Road policy on Asian bond markets.

The summit will feature market leaders Noy Siackhachanh, senior advisor, sustainable development and climate change, at the Asian Development Bank, Liu Xiaochun, president at China Zheshang Bank, and Soren Elbech, treasurer at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Representatives from the Hong Kong Exchange, asset managers and issuers will also be among the resource speakers participating in the one-day Summit organized by The Asset Events.

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