Ministry of Finance Malaysia Sukuk Allocation and Impact Report 2022 | Market Report | The Knowledge Portal

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Leveraging on investor appetite for sustainable financing, the Government of Malaysia (GoM) issued a USD sukuk, structured based on sustainability principles in order to attract high quality investors as well as set new benchmark yields for other Malaysian issuers. Thus, the Government continue to tapped the global market through the issuance of USD-denominated dual tranche sukuk issuance of USD1.3 billion in April 2021, amid the challenging environment due to prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. The 10-year tranche of USD800 million, recorded a new milestone as the world’s first USD Sustainability Sukuk issued by a sovereign, signifying the Government’s latest commitment towards advancing sustainable development. At the same time, the Government also issued a 30-year tranche of USD500 million.

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