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SK Market: Korean CO2 price corrects after big drop but supply remains a concern

Published 11:35 on December 7, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:23 on December 7, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon permit prices have picked up over the past two sessions following their 24% crash from last month’s all-time highs, which was triggered by government warnings over potential supply-boosting measures.

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Industry urges more govt intervention in South Korea CO2 market

Published 09:35 on November 29, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:35 on November 29, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

A group of major South Korean companies has petitioned the government asking officials to sort out the demand-supply imbalance in the market that has pushed prices to record levels.

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SK Market: KAUs take hit as govt hints at stronger intervention, generous allocation

Published 10:01 on November 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:56 on November 27, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon allowances took a 10% hit Monday after government officials on Friday revealed planned 2018 allocation levels and warned they would step in if recent record-high price levels persisted.

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South Korea proposes to increase ETS emissions cap for 2018

Published 12:23 on November 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:28 on November 24, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea on Friday proposed to increase the CO2 cap for its emissions trading scheme by 1-2% in 2018 compared to this year, while a decision on allocation levels for 2019 and 2020 was pushed to next year.

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SK Market: Poor liquidity pushes Korean CO2 to fresh record highs

Published 11:07 on November 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:32 on November 23, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon allowances rose another 3.7% on Thursday to hit an all-time high for a second consecutive day, as some observers said demand outweighs available supply by five-to-one.

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SK Market: Korean CO2 prices hit all-time high as buyer desperation persists

Published 11:44 on November 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:09 on November 22, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon allowances ended at record high levels on Wednesday as prices continue to be pushed up on minimal volumes with emitters willing to pay ever higher amounts for scarce units.

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SK Market: KAUs jump 6.6% as price matters little to Korean buyers

Published 11:04 on November 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:21 on November 20, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

Korean CO2 prices jumped to within sight of all-time highs on Monday as desperate buyers remained willing to pay ever higher prices for any volume they can secure.

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SK Market: Korean CO2 surges to 9-mth highs as strong demand persists

Published 09:23 on November 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:36 on November 20, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon permits maintained their bull run on Friday, notching another 1.7% in gains to reach their highest levels since mid-February.

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SK Market: KAUs extend gains as year-end demand builds

Published 09:54 on November 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:54 on November 15, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean CO2 allowances edged up another 50 won on Wednesday to extend their recent eight-month highs as emitters looking to balance their books by year-end appeared happy to pay higher prices in a market short on available supply.

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SK Market: KAUs close 5% higher despite considerable volume traded at lower levels

Published 11:53 on November 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:42 on November 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean CO2 permits shot up 5.1% on Tuesday to reach an eight-month high, even though the vast majority of allowances were traded at a lower level.

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