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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Aug 19, 2017

Published 17:40 on August 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:40 on August 18, 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’s Guangdong to tighten CO2 cap, issue permits to national ETS participants

Published 13:17 on August 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:32 on August 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Guangdong will tighten the CO2 cap in its emissions trading scheme for 2017 and advance issuance of allowances to all included sectors despite the lack of clarity over what will happen once the national ETS begins.

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China launches fresh consultation round on MRV for major sectors

Published 11:34 on August 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:30 on August 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China on Friday launched a new consultation on MRV rules for 14 major sectors, including some of those due to be brought into the national emissions trading scheme.

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Shell inks carbon trade deal with Chinese cement conglomerate

Published 11:21 on August 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:13 on August 17, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

Shell’s Chinese carbon trading arm has signed a contract with one of China’s biggest cement manufacturers to initiate several bilateral deals for the national emissions trading scheme, the companies announced Thursday.

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Anonymous buyer gauges CCER market mood through Guangdong bid

Published 14:33 on August 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:48 on August 16, 2017  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

An anonymous buyer has placed a low bid for 1 million Chinese CO2 credits through the Guangdong carbon exchange in what some market participants say could be a test of sellers’ resolve amid unclear government offset policies.

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Frustration grows over China ETS uncertainty

Published 09:28 on August 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:59 on August 15, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Chinese carbon traders are growing increasingly frustrated over the government’s unwillingness to clarify how and when the national emissions trading scheme will be rolled out, with some talking about leaving the market.

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China sees surge in coal consumption, though carbon market likely unaffected

Published 14:03 on August 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:28 on August 14, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

After several years of flatlining, coal-fired power generation has surged in China this year, likely pushing up carbon emissions but not necessarily boosting CO2 demand in the soon-to-be-launched national ETS, according to analysts.

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China considering power sector-only ETS, reports say

Published 15:18 on August 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:27 on August 14, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China might shrink its planned emissions trading scheme further to only cover electricity generators from the start, domestic media reported Sunday, citing unnamed government officials.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Aug 11, 2017

Published 13:38 on August 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:38 on August 11, 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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Rural China bank wades into carbon financing amid govt encouragement

Published 16:55 on August 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:11 on August 11, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A rural bank in China’s Guangdong province has agreed a loan to a small, privately-owned cement company using carbon permits as collateral, one of the first small lenders to pick up on government encouragement to make use of the nation’s emerging environmental commodity markets.

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