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China to update grid emission baselines for carbon offsets

Published 09:44 on April 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:36 on April 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China has launched a consultation process to update the grid emission factors that are used to calculate how many international and domestic offsets can be generated from power projects.

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Lowball CCER listing follows China’s offset freeze

Published 16:14 on April 12, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:44 on April 12, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A batch of 56,000 CCERs was offered on the Guangdong carbon exchange on Wednesday at 8-10 yuan ($1.16-1.45), well below recent levels, suggesting prices are suffering from the uncertainties surrounding China’s offset market.

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Number of Chinese CO2 exchanges hits 30 as investors seek market foothold

Published 10:27 on April 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:44 on April 11, 2017  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

The city of Turpan in western China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region recently became home to the nation’s 30th carbon trading exchange, even as government officials have said only a few bourses will be allowed to operate in the national emissions trading scheme.

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China steel producers warn of losses if govt cuts CO2 allocation

Published 12:29 on April 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:43 on April 10, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s steel producers could face additional costs of 400 million yuan ($58 million) annually if the government reduces their free allocation of CO2 permits by 1% each year, the sector said Monday.

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China’s carbon firms reach out to OTC stock market for fresh funding

Published 14:27 on April 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:13 on April 7, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Chinese carbon firms are reaching out to investors in the nation’s fledgling over-the-counter (OTC) stock market in a bid to secure funding while the Chinese offset market is temporarily closed and other obvious sources of finance are limited.

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FEATURE: China’s national carbon market gets off to a cracking start, virtually

Published 17:45 on April 5, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:45 on April 5, 2017  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

An online Chinese carbon trading game seems to be attracting more interest than the country’s regional pilot markets as thousands of amateurs join professionals in an attempt to win real cash and prizes by virtually speculating on prices while keeping an eye on their compliance obligations.

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China Industrial Bank signs fresh CO2 permit-backed loans as others retreat

Published 14:33 on April 5, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:37 on April 5, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China Industrial Bank (CIB) has signed new loan deals worth 70 million yuan ($10.2 million) using pilot market CO2 allowances as collateral, even as other major Chinese banks shy away from such agreements.

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ANALYSIS: Offset freeze, potential exclusion send shivers through China’s carbon market

Published 17:36 on March 31, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:57 on March 31, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s decision to freeze its carbon offset pipeline, combined with steadfast talks about potentially drastic changes to the national ETS design just months ahead of launch, are breeding unease at the companies trying to build the country’s burgeoning emissions trading industry.

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China’s NDRC fends off calls to share ETS oversight, build in east-west split

Published 11:21 on March 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:03 on March 28, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s National Development and Reform Commission has dismissed proposals from a host of other ministries to jointly regulate the national emissions trading scheme and nixed calls to reduce the responsibilities that country’s poorer provinces will face under the programme.

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Guangdong auction settles above secondary market

Published 11:05 on March 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:18 on March 27, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Guangdong’s third CO2 permit auction for the 2016 compliance year held Monday was oversubscribed by 50% and cleared above secondary market prices, according to an announcement from the China Emissions Exchange in Guangzhou.

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