EXCLUSIVE: Paraguay prepares first green bonds for 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Paraguay prepares first green bonds for 2021

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Paraguay could issue its first green bonds to finance clean energy projects in 2021 as the government looks for ways to reactivate the economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Finance Minister Benigno López said Wednesday. "As you know, we co-own the largest energy company in the world, Itaipu. Itaipu is a great means to do that, to go to green bonds," López said during the Fifth Latin America Project and Infrastructure Finance Summit, organized by LatinFinance on September 30. López added

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