Corporate governance


Corporate Bond Markets in Asia

Challenges and Opportunities for Growth Companies

This report presents a comprehensive analysis of the use and structure of corporate bond markets in Asia. Based on original data, it assesses the extent to which corporations, in particular smaller growth companies, use bond markets and how that has developed over time. It also examines the regulatory frameworks that govern these markets in 19 different jurisdictions. Drawing from these findings, it formulates policy considerations for facilitating growth company access to corporate bond markets.

Published on March 12, 2024


Acronyms and abbreviations
Executive summary
Assessment and policy considerations
Corporate bond markets activity in Asia
General information on corporate bond markets in Asia
Marketplaces for corporate bonds in Asia
Credit ratings and bondholder rights in Asia
Annexes2 chapters available
Definition of growth companies in selected regions and jurisdictions
Methodology for data collection and classification
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