Sep. 13, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Southern Power Grid Co., the smaller of China's two electricity distributors, has said that it plans to issue RMB 5 billion in super short-term bills with a maturity of 180 days on the interbank market today.
According to a statement, the power company said that the bills will be issued at face value, and the coupon rate determined in the process of book-building.
Both value and payment due date is set on Sep.14 and the to-be-issued bills tradable Sep. 17.
China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer AAA.
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This will be the second super short-term bills issued by the company this year.