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Guangdong offset auction clears at 37% premium

Published 09:36 on June 8, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:26 on June 8, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Over 300,000 local forest carbon offsets were sold in an auction on the China Emissions Exchange in Guangzhou Thursday at 37% above the price floor, but marginally below the daily secondary-market closing price for allowances.

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China Roundup: Pilot schemes announce auctions, new sanction rules ahead of compliance

Published 17:30 on June 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:30 on June 6, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A number of China’s pilot emissions trading schemes have announced carbon credit auctions, offset eligibility rules, and fresh sanctions ahead of the upcoming annual compliance deadlines.

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Germany, World Bank gear up for €20m N2O offset auction

Published 17:49 on June 5, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:46 on June 6, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The World Bank will host at least one more reverse auction to buy €20 million ($23.4 mln) in carbon credits from N2O abatement projects as part of a German programme to encourage host developing countries to eventually regulate those emissions.

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ETS delay puts China’s fledgling carbon industry in chokehold, survey shows

Published 09:50 on June 4, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:09 on June 4, 2018  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The delay of China’s national emissions trading scheme is threatening to choke the nation’s fledgling carbon market industry as a majority of companies have put a freeze on new hires and some staffers have been forced to take a pay cut to keep their jobs, according to a new survey.

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Shenzhen council pays ETS companies for saved CO2 permits

Published 09:46 on May 23, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:22 on May 23, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The council in Shenzhen’s richest city district has extended a funding scheme for local emitters based on how many CO2 permits remain unused when complying with the Chinese city’s pilot emissions trading scheme.

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CN Markets: Guangdong offsets sell at premium in small auction

Published 10:02 on May 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:10 on May 11, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Over 60,000 forest carbon credits issued by the Guangdong provincial government have sold at a 10% premium to allowances in China’s biggest emissions market, the local exchange said.

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Guangdong completes first offset issuance of 2018

Published 13:37 on May 4, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:15 on May 8, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Guangdong provincial government this week awarded some 61,000 carbon credits in its first issuance since last July, as China’s national offset programme remains sidelined.

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Carbon trader becomes new CEO of Tianjin Climate Exchange

Published 12:13 on April 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:31 on April 19, 2018  /  Bavardage, China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A Beijing-based trader with China Carbon Futures left the company on Wednesday to take up the position of CEO of the Tianjin Climate Exchange.

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China’s HFC-23 producers gear up for annual pay-out, as subsidies continue to eclipse lost CER revenues

Published 12:16 on March 20, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:16 on March 20, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Carbon credits from HFC-23 projects were banned from most of the world’s carbon markets in 2013 amid concerns over market manipulation, but Chinese HFC-23 projects still earn almost twice as much as projects still selling UN-issued offsets thanks to a government subsidy programme.

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China MPs call on govt to speed ETS launch, merge CO2 with energy consumption trade

Published 09:22 on March 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:04 on March 14, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Delegates at China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) have urged the government to speed up the launch of the national emissions trading scheme and merge it with the planned energy consumption trading system.

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