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Analysts see China ETS in balance in first year

Published 11:10 on June 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:37 on June 27, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s national emissions trading scheme is likely to be roughly in balance in its first year due to the planned allocation process, but there are some distortions that could leave companies vulnerable to carbon leakage, said analysts at Thomson Reuters.

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CARBON FORWARD 2017: Super Early Bird 20% discount ends June 30

Published 16:12 on June 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:15 on June 26, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**Save €200 with the Super Early Bird discount – Register by Friday** – CARBON FORWARD 2017 takes place Sep. 26-28 in Canary Wharf, London. The two-day conference (Sep. 27-28) is being held at the 5-star Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel, while the venue for the pre-conference Training Day (Sep. 26) is nearby and will be announced shortly.

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China’s Fujian moves to restrict private carbon trade

Published 10:02 on June 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:34 on June 26, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Fujian Haixia Equity Exchange has increased fivefold the minimum volume required for privately negotiated carbon trading deals, in a move to prevent fraud.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for June 23, 2017

Published 17:38 on June 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:33 on June 23, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, China, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by CTX.

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China central govt assigns responsibilities for executing ETS launch

Published 10:32 on June 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:48 on June 21, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s central government on Wednesday assigned tasks to specific government organisations in relation to launching the ETS and other climate policies, a move designed to speed up the execution of the programmes.

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CN Markets: Guangdong sees 100% compliance record for third straight year

Published 14:20 on June 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:20 on June 20, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

All 244 companies covered by the Guangdong emissions trading scheme surrendered enough permits to cover their 2016 emissions, meeting Tuesday’s compliance deadline, the provincial government said.

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Police bureau, Tesco amongst organisations to receive Beijing ETS non-compliance warnings

Published 13:43 on June 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:54 on June 19, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Beijing municipal government on Monday issued a warning to 22 local emitters that missed last week’s compliance deadline in the emissions trading scheme, meaning they face fines if they fail to surrender CO2 permits by June 29.

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China floats rules for clean vehicle credit trading amid objections from foreign producers

Published 13:06 on June 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:58 on June 19, 2017  /  China  /  No Comments

China’s Legal Affairs Office has released draft regulations that would establish a New Energy Vehicle (NEV) credit trading market to increase the share of low-emission cars sold in the country.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Jun 16, 2017

Published 17:05 on June 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:05 on June 16, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week.

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ANALYSIS: Policy tangles enveloping China’s environmental markets

Published 12:58 on June 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:31 on June 16, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China’s launch of a new green certificate scheme and a raft of other planned environmental markets risk diluting the value of carbon offsets so long as the government stays silent on how these policies will be coordinated.

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