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Issuance of Asset-Backed Securities, 2019

January 20, 2020

The amount of asset-backed securities (ABS) issued between January and December, 2019, came to KRW51.7 trillion in total, up KRW2.3 trillion from KRW49.4 trillion the same period a year ago. Mortgage-backed securities (MBS) issuance by the Korea Housing Finance Corporation (KHFC) totaled KRW28.1 trillion (54.4% of total ABS issuance) for the year of 2019. Issuance by financial and non-financial companies came to KRW13.3 trillion (25.7%) and KRW10.3 trillion (19.9%), respectively, in 2019.