Bond Market Data
Monthly Bonds Outstanding in USD
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Monthly Bonds Outstanding in USD

This indicator shows the absolute amount of local currency (LCY) bonds outstanding (USD equivalent) on a monthly basis.
Data available:

Monthly.
Note on the Data:

This indicator covers both government bonds and corporate bonds. Government bonds are divided into treasury bonds, which comprise treasury bonds and bills, savings bonds, and local government bonds; central government bonds; and policy bank bonds, which are issued by the Agricultural Development Bank of China, China Development Bank, and Export–Import Bank of China. Corporate bonds are mainly those of state-owned and private corporate entities, and also include medium-term notes, commercial paper, and bonds issued by financial institutions.

1. LCY bonds outstanding data obtained from Chinabond.

2. End-of-period exchange rates used are from Bloomberg, LP.