Jul. 10, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (Chalco)<601600
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The company said that the bills will be issued at face value, and the coupon rate will be determined in the process of book-building.
Both value date and payment due date will be Jul. 18, and the to-be-issued bills are tradable on Jul. 19.
China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer and bills AAA and A-1, respectively.
China Development Bank has been assigned as lead underwriter and book-runner for the bill offering, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China<601398
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This will be the first short-term bills issued by the company this year.