DBS Bank’s Hong Kong Branch has announced the signing of the first sustainability-linked revolving trade facility for the Chinese iron ore, steel and coal trading company MICA Group, which consists of Heilong International & Meika (Hong Kong). Carrying a six-month tenor, DBS Hong Kong's major sustainability-linked trade facility aims to encourage MICA Group to trade with responsible suppliers who are members of the International Council on Mining and Metals . ICMM pledges to work for a safe, just and sustainable world that is enabled by responsibly produced minerals and metals. Heilong and Meika are both principally engaged in the trading of iron ore, steel and coal. Incorporated in Hong Kong in 2013, Heilong aims to source iron ore directly from overseas mines. Meika was established in 2014 to serve as the second trading platform to MICA Group in Hong Kong. DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia with a presence in 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS is in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia.