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Issuance of Asset-Backed Securities, Third Quarter 2021

October 19, 2021

The amount of asset-backed securities (ABS) issued in the third quarter of 2021 stood at KRW12.8 trillion in total, down KRW5.9 trillion or 31.5% from the same period a year ago. The Korea Housing Finance Corporation (KHFC) decreased its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) issuance by KRW3.2 trillion from a year earlier. In addition, financial companies and non-financial companies also cut their issuance by KRW1.7 trillion and KRW0.9 trillion, respectively, from a year earlier.