China bonds with EU over green issuance and Pandas

Although EU leaders have mixed feelings towards China, both sides are advancing their partnership on green bonds and Panda bonds in several ways.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called for fair and open investment between China and the EU.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called for fair and open investment between China and the EU.

The European Union EU and China may not see eye-to-eye on a number of issues but when it comes to so-called Panda bonds and green bonds they do appear to be edging closer.

Despite testy negotiations, the two sides issued a joint statement on Tuesday when Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang visited Brussels.

At a press conference, European Council President Donald Tusk said, “Negotiations have been difficult, but ultimately fruitful.” Li, meanwhile, said China would provide fair and open access to EU investors, while calling on the EU to reciprocate.

The joint statement commits both sides to conclude “an ambitious”...
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