1. Home
  2. »
  3. News
  4. »
  5. Chile issues 2 billion dollars in international markets
Chile issues 2 billion dollars in international markets
05/04/2021 Since 5 months

The Ministry of Finance issued dollar-denominated Treasury bonds for a total of USD 2 billion, as part of the Central Government’s 2021 financing plan.

This operation reaffirms Chile’s leadership in sustainable finance, reflected by thematic bond issuances. Chile is the only country in the Americas that has issued green bonds since 2019, social bonds since 2020, and sustainable bonds since 2021. Considering today’s issuance, Chile has issued a total of US$16.2 billion in thematic bonds, of which US$7.7 billion are green, US$7 billion are social and US$1.5 billion are sustainable. Thematic bonds represent 16.6% of the total stock of Central Government debt.

The issuance of the new social bond due in 2041 is in line with the measures that the Ministry of Finance has taken to diversify the investor base in recent years. Other measures include adjustments that allowed for the direct participation of international investors in peso denominated issuances, the issuance of green bonds –which targeted ESG investors-, and the recent issuance of Formosa Bonds, listed in the Taipei Stock Exchange.

This post is also available in: Spanish Portuguese (Brazil)

FEBRABAN Banking Economy Award
Since 2009 FEBRABAN has been promoting the FEBRABAN Banking Economy Award, which aims to encourage debate and academic research on themes related to the financial market and banking economy. In this 13th Edition, a...
Since 3 days Read More
Climate Bonds Initiative highlighted key figures of Sustainable Debt Market 2021
Total volumes for labelled Green, Social and Sustainability (GSS) bonds, Sustainability-linked bonds (SLB) and Transition bonds reached nearly half a trillion (USD496.1bn) in the first half of 2021. This amount repres...
Since 1 week Read More
Uruguay wants to become a green hydrogen producer
Uruguay's Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining announced a plan to develop green hydrogen projects for the decarbonisation of freight transport, the energy sector and industry, as well as for exporting the fuel to ...
Since 3 weeks Read More