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Nigeria to delay green bond sale until 2017 budget passed - environment minister
April 12, 2017 / 2:56 PM / 4 months ago

Nigeria to delay green bond sale until 2017 budget passed - environment minister

ABUJA, April 12 (Reuters) - Nigeria will delay the issuance of a green bond until the country's 2017 budget has been passed, the environment minister said on Wednesday.

The government had planned to launch the 20 billion naira ($65.55 million) bond in April to fund projects to reduce carbon emissions and develop renewable energy. ($1 = 305.1000 naira) (Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by Alison Williams)

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