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China eyes further trade restrictions in ETS “test run” launch -sources

Published 11:02 on October 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:33 on October 26, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China is on track to announce the launch of its national emissions trading scheme during next month’s UN climate talks, but the market will be a “test run” for an unspecified amount of time and with tight restrictions on trade, according to sources.

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China ETS financials’ ban dims future for carbon brokers but power companies poised to benefit

Published 13:52 on October 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:14 on October 25, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s proposal to ban financials from trading in the national CO2 market is sending carbon brokers scrambling for other business opportunities while power companies stand to gain from the move.

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China to ban financials from trading in ETS -sources

Published 09:21 on October 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:47 on October 24, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s National and Development Reform Commission (NDRC) has proposed to ban financial institutions and trading houses from trading in the national emissions trading scheme in its early years, according to sources.

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First carbon auction in China’s Tianjin due next week

Published 11:38 on October 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:30 on October 23, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Tianjin Climate Exchange is due to hold its first ever CO2 permit auction next week when it will offer a small amount of allowances on behalf of a firm covered by the local ETS.

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EEX, Beijing carbon exchange team up to pave way for international firms in China carbon market

Published 11:04 on October 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:51 on October 23, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA  /  No Comments

German energy exchange EEX and the China Beijing Environment Exchange (CBEEX) have partnered to find a way for foreign firms to trade in China’s emerging carbon market, the companies announced Monday.

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Hanergy sells 48% of shares in CO2 subsidiary as China carbon industry struggles

Published 09:49 on October 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:17 on October 23, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Hanergy has sold 48% of the shares in its emissions industry business, the company said Monday, with some of the proceeds to be spent on non-carbon related operations.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Oct. 20, 2017

Published 14:12 on October 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:12 on October 20, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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China appoints new climate chief, prepares November CO2 allocation -sources

Published 11:03 on October 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:10 on October 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China has promoted a senior climate negotiator to head its Climate Change Office (CCO), a move that is expected to reignite the agency’s decision-making abilities as officials prepare to transfer CO2 permits to power-sector ETS participants in early November, according to sources.

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ANALYSIS: China’s CO2 markets ignore fundamentals as govt intervention drives prices

Published 13:52 on October 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:36 on October 17, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s pilot emissions trading schemes have ignored energy and commodity fundamentals as regulatory intervention has been the chief price driver, highlighting a major challenge to turn the national cap-and-trade programme into an effective mechanism.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Oct. 13, 2017

Published 16:19 on October 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:26 on October 13, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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