China has ordered local governments to speed up the issuance of debt
the debt is to be used for infrastructure projects
proceeds to be invested early in 2020 to help shore up the slowing economy
All localities are required to allocate the recently issued "special bond" quota of 1 trillion yuan ($142 billion) "as soon as possible" to specific projects, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement late Wednesday.
There were no details on when the sales will actually begin, or what the total quota for 2020 will be.