GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Green Bond Industry Statistics

The green bond industry continues to grow rapidly, with increasing issuance and investment, driven by the increasing awareness and demand for sustainable investing.

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"As of Q4 2021, global outstanding green bonds topped $1.2 trillion."

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"In 2021, issuance of green bonds globally reached $570 billion, a 67% increase from 2020."

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"2021 Green debt issuance (encompassing green bonds and loans) hit a record $733 billion, up 41% from 2020."

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"The US was the biggest issuer of green bonds in 2021, with 16% of total issuance (or $82 billion)."

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"As of 2021, 58% of green bond issuances are from government-linked issuers."

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"Green bonds represent only about 3% of the global bond market as of 2021."

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"European Union countries issued 33% of green bonds in 2021."

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"Green bond issuance in Europe made up 49% of the global green bond issuance in 2020."

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"France held the greatest market share of Euro-denominated green bond volume in 2020, with 24.8%."

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"The first green bond was issued by the European Investment Bank (EIB) in 2007."

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"China expects to have green bond issues of around $46.4 billion in 2022."

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"The global green bond issuance could reach as high as $650 billion in 2022."

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"Energy sector dominates the use of proceeds for green bonds at 33%."

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"Buildings and industry make up 26% of use of proceeds from green bond issuance."

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"Land use and waste management represent 10% of use of proceeds from green bond issuance."

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"Transportation sector accounted for 9% of use of proceeds from green bond issuance."

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"Water projects account for 8% of use of proceeds from green bond issuance."

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"Sovereign green bond issuance reached $105 billion in 2021, a 200% increase from 2020."

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"Green municipal bond issuance reached $46 billion in 2021, a 76% increase from 2020."

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"In the first quarter of 2019, green bonds' average yield was 2.85%, compared to the global bond yield of 2.79%."

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