Japan launches US$208 million in non-guaranteed domestic bonds

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has launched ¥22 billion (US$208 million) in non-guaranteed domestic bonds in two tranches: ¥10 billion (US$94 million) with a 10-year maturity and ¥12 billion (US$113 million) with a 20-year maturity.

The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has dubbed these 'Social Bonds' and they are qualified by the Japan Research Institute. These bonds are expected to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Press release – Japan International Cooperation Agency