Policy Update

Japan International Cooperation Agency launches US$214 million in non-guaranteed domestic bonds

Japan's International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has launched ¥23 billion (US$214 million) in non-guaranteed domestic bonds in two tranches: ¥10 billion (US$93 million) with a 10-year maturity and ¥13 billion (US$121 million) with a 20-year maturity. 

The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has dubbed these “Social Bonds”, which are qualified by the Japan Research Institute. These bonds are expected to support projects contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Press release – JICA