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China’s onshore LGFV bond issuance hit new record high in Q1 amid infrastructure push

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China's onshore bonds issued by local government financing vehicles (LGFVs), borrowing units set up by local authorities, hit an all-time high in the first quarter after record issuance in 2019, boosted by an infrastructure push to shore up the coronavirus-hit economy.

Supportive domestic credit easing measures to counter the negative impact from the coronavirus pandemic continue to facilitate LGFV onshore bond issuance, according to the Moody's Investors Service.

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