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China asks for fresh CO2 data from eight targeted ETS sectors

Published 09:18 on December 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:18 on December 15, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China on Friday asked all eight sectors originally intended to join its emissions trading scheme to submit 2016 and 2017 CO2 data verification by the end of Q1 next year as the government lays the groundwork for the new market, which is expected to be launched next week in a narrower format.

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China ETS launch expected next week as government calls meeting

Published 10:39 on December 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:47 on December 14, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China is expected to announce the launch of its emissions trading scheme next week after a government document surfaced on Thursday showing the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is organising a teleconference with relevant ministries and provincial governments about the ETS on Dec. 19.

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China’s environment watchdog eases coal-burning ban amid gas shortage

Published 10:08 on December 7, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:34 on December 7, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection has eased restrictions on coal burning in 28 northern cities during the winter season after a recent outcry over heating cuts due to a gas supply shortage.

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Record high LNG prices highlight regulatory challenges in China’s energy transition

Published 09:59 on December 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:16 on December 6, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

Chinese officials this week called a meeting with LNG market participants to urge them to contain prices that have hit record highs on the back of air pollution policies, highlighting some of the risks associated with far-reaching regulatory moves such as the country’s impending CO2 emissions trading scheme.

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China ponders voluntary ETS verification after poor CO2 data brings headaches

Published 14:46 on November 30, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:48 on November 30, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China may exempt ETS participants from having to undergo mandatory third-party verification on their emissions output after inaccurate data submitted by local auditing agencies has brought headaches for the country’s top decision-makers.

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Chinese firm makes overseas acquisition to trade carbon in EU ETS, CORSIA

Published 09:52 on November 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:54 on November 27, 2017  /  Aviation, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Chinese trading firm Sovran has reached a deal to buy a NYSE-Euronext listed telecoms company, which it intends to use as a platform to trade carbon in the EU ETS and CORSIA aviation offset market.

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Tianjin Climate Exchange seeks capital expansion to balance losses

Published 10:45 on November 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:00 on November 24, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Tianjin Climate Exchange, which hosts one of China’s pilot emissions trading schemes, is increasing its shares by 43.82% in the hope of attracting $11.8 million from a new investor to expand its registered capital and inject cash into its loss-making business, according to a tender published Friday.

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China puts veteran negotiator back on climate beat

Published 10:28 on November 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:42 on November 24, 2017  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

A veteran Chinese climate negotiator has been promoted to one of five vice general secretaries of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and will be responsible for coordinating climate, trade and international cooperation issues.

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China expected to have fully functional $11/t carbon market by 2020 -survey

Published 11:19 on November 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:14 on November 22, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China is expected to put in place a fully operational national emissions trading scheme with prices around the $11/tonne level by the end of the decade, a survey showed.

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UPDATE – China ETS to kick off with two years of simulated trade, no compliance obligations

Published 18:30 on November 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:03 on November 16, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s national emissions trading scheme is set to be a “game” when it starts in the coming months, with no real trades or compliance obligations during its first two years of operation, two sources close to the market’s design process said Wednesday.

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