Jun. 4, 2012 (China Knowledge) – Huaneng Power International Inc<600011
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According to a statement, the power company said that the bills will be issued at the face value, and the coupon rate will be determined in the process of bookbuilding.
Both value date and payment due dateis set on Jun 6, and the to-be-issued bills tradable Jun 7.
RMB 2.5 billion of the proceeds will be used to replenish working capital and the rest RMB 2.5 billon to repay bank loans, said the issuer.
China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer AAA.
China Construction Bank Co<601939
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