Government Green Bond Programme

As an initiative of the Government to promote the development of green finance especially green bond market in Hong Kong, the Financial Secretary announced in the 2018-19 Budget to launch the Government Green Bond Programme with a borrowing ceiling of HK$100 billion. Proceeds raised under the Programme would be used for financing public work projects with environmental benefits.

The Government Green Bond Programme intends to:

  • demonstrate the Government’s support for sustainable development and determination to combat climate change
  • set a benchmark for green bond products in the market
  • provide a good example for other potential green issuers
  • promote awareness of and Hong Kong's international profile in green finance

HKMA is responsible for assisting the Government in implementing bond issuance under the Programme.

For more information, please visit the website of the Government Green Bond Programme.

Last revision date : 26 August 2019