BEIJING, Dec. 16 -- China's Ministry of Finance said Wednesday it will sell 30.78 billion yuan (4.6 billion U.S. dollars) of 10-year book-entry treasury bonds from Thursday.
The bonds - the 41st batch of their kind to be sold by the ministry this year - will carry a fixed interest rate of 3.77 percent, the ministry said in a statement on its website.
The bonds will be sold to the public from Thursday until Monday.
They will become tradable on Dec. 22 through the national inter-bank bond market and over the counter at designated commercial banks.
Interest on the bonds will be paid every half year.