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CN Markets: Guangdong’s first forest carbon offset auction clears above allowance prices

Published 13:04 on June 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:39 on June 8, 2017  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

All 37,600 forest carbon offsets auctioned in Guangdong on Thursday were sold at prices higher than the secondary market, the China Emissions Exchange said.

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China’s Guangdong issues first forestry offsets, with some set for June 8 auction

Published 14:49 on June 7, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:22 on June 7, 2017  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Guangdong province on Wednesday issued nearly 240,000 forest carbon offsets, some of which will be offered in an auction Thursday for a minimum price of 12.03 yuan ($1.77) each.

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Guangdong adopts first forestry methodologies as China’s provinces see the CO2 through the trees

Published 16:00 on June 5, 2017  /  Last updated at 02:19 on June 6, 2017  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Provincial carbon market regulators in Guangdong have approved their first two forest offset methodologies, the latest move in an emerging trend for the country to use market incentives to cut emissions through increasing tree cover.

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CN Markets: Shenzhen ETS sees China’s biggest swap deal yet

Published 09:02 on May 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:31 on May 25, 2017  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Trading house China Carbon Career and a subsidiary of the Shenzhen Energy Group this week carried out the biggest swap of CO2 allowances and Chinese Certified Emission Reductions (CCERs) seen in the country so far.

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Sichuan carbon exchange looking for voluntary market for offset demand

Published 10:49 on May 3, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:14 on May 3, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Sichuan United Environment Exchange (SUEEX), one of nine Chinese exchanges with government clearance to offer carbon trading, is calling for policies to drive up voluntary demand for carbon offsets in the absence of clarity over the compliance use of the credits in the national emissions trading scheme.

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China’s Shanxi to set up forestry carbon market

Published 17:14 on April 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:14 on April 26, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China’s Shanxi province is planning to set up an exchange to handle transactions of forestry credits resulting from its tree-planting programme, according to local media.

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Offsets draw bulk of Shanghai’s exchange-based CO2 trade -data

Published 15:23 on April 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 03:16 on April 22, 2017  /  China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

More than twice as many offsets traded on the Shanghai carbon exchange in 2016 compared to allowances, the bourse said in an annual report published Friday.

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Hanergy carbon subsidiary blames losses on China’s offset restrictions

Published 12:18 on April 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:21 on April 20, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Hanergy Carbon Asset Management Co., the carbon arm of one of China’s biggest renewable energy firms, posted a loss for the third successive year in 2016 amid tighter offset restrictions in the regional pilot CO2 markets.

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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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