The Philippines, the host of this year’s Asian Development Bank annual meetings, provided an ideal backdrop for a forthright debate on the role of the capital markets in funding Asian infrastructure projects.
IFR ASIA: Welcome to our session on the role of the capital markets in funding Asian infrastructure. Pierre, can I ask you to start us off on the state of play when it comes to financing Asian infrastructure, and what the ADB looks to achieve in the capital markets.
IFR ASIA: Pierre, I know this is something that you’ve been personally involved in as an issuer. Is there more money looking for green investments in Asia?