Feb. 2, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China's state-owned COFCO Corp, a leading grain, oil and foodstuff import and export group in the country, said today that it would issue RMB 4 billion in unsecured bills with a maturity of 366 days on the inter-bank market on February 7.
The firm said in a statement that these bills are issued at face value, and the coupon rate to be determined during the process of bookbuilding.
Both value date and payment due date is set at February 8, and the to-be-issued bills are tradable on February 9.
China Lianhe Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the bills and the issuer A-1 and AAA, respectively.
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The group will use the proceeds to repay bank loans.