May 22, 2015 (China Knowledge) - China issued RMB 1.6 trillion worth of debts in Apr this year, reflecting a year on year increase of 33.0%, according to statistics released by People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank.
Last month, the country issued RMB 238.41 billion treasury bonds, RMB 391.01 billion financial bond and RMB 574.88 billion corporate bonds, respectively.
In Apr, the inter-bank market issued RMB 1.5 trillion worth of debts, reflecting a year on year growth of 31.3%.
In the first four months of this year, China issued RMB 4.6 trillion worth of debts, 37.1% higher than a year earlier, including RMB 4.4 trillion from inter-bank market.
As of end last month, debts under the market custody amounted to RMB 37.3 trillion, of which RMB 34.6 trillion were under the custody of the inter-bank market, accounting for 92.7% of the total.
Last month, the spot bond transactions on China's inter-bank market jumped 79.4% year on year or 22.5% month on month to RMB 6.2 trillion. The average daily transaction volume stood at RMB 294.17 billion in the period.
By the end of last month, the inter-bank bond index stood at 162.18, 2.39 higher than at the end of Mar 2015. Meanwhile, the exchange’s treasuries bond index rose 0.56 to 148.52 as of end Apr.