China News Service, February 21. According to the official WeChat news of the People's Bank of China, on February 21, 2022, the People's Bank of China successfully issued two tranches of RMB central bank bills in Hong Kong, of which 3-month central bank bills were 10 billion yuan, 1 year. The central bank bills are 15 billion yuan, and the winning interest rates are 2.50% and 2.70% respectively.

  The issuance has been widely welcomed by foreign investors, including banks, central banks, funds, insurance companies and other institutional investors in the United States, Europe, Asia and other countries and regions, as well as international financial organizations. , which is about 2.4 times the issuance volume, indicating that RMB assets are more attractive to foreign investors, and it also reflects the confidence of global investors in China's economy.

  At present, the People's Bank of China has regularly issued RMB central bank bills in Hong Kong, which not only enriches the series of RMB investment products and liquidity management tools in the Hong Kong market, but also drives domestic financial institutions, enterprises and other entities to issue RMB bonds in the offshore market.

In recent years, the number of RMB sovereign bonds, financial bonds and corporate bonds issued in the offshore market has been increasing, and the issuance methods and locations have become increasingly diversified, indicating that Hong Kong's RMB central bank bills have played a positive role in promoting the development of the offshore RMB market.

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