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SK Market: KAUs slide to 3-mth lows as supply outlook brightens

Published 10:07 on April 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:16 on April 10, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon allowances have edged down to their lowest levels since Jan. 29 this week as available supply is slowly emerging.

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South Korea issues draft rules for allowing foreign offsets into ETS, auctions

Published 10:17 on March 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:59 on March 7, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, South Korea  /  No Comments

The South Korean government on Wednesday released long-awaited draft regulations for the eligibility of UN-issued carbon offsets in its national emissions trading system, as well as for CO2 permit auctions that will begin next year.

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SK Market: Korean CO2 price shackled amid market standoff

Published 10:21 on March 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:04 on March 6, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon allowances edged up 0.9% on Tuesday but prices remain shackled near 22,000 won ($20.43) as sellers hesitate to go lower while buyers wait for greater supply to emerge closer to the annual compliance deadline in June.

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SAVE THE DATE: Carbon Forward 2018 – Survive and thrive in the global carbon markets

Published 17:18 on March 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:18 on March 2, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Carbon Forward conference and training day. Spend two days with top experts, players, and decision-makers from the global carbon markets as they address today’s most attractive opportunities and pressing challenges. And join us for the EU ETS pre-conference training day organised by carbon market experts Redshaw Advisors, where you will learn how to effectively manage your carbon risk ahead of the looming overhaul of the bloc’s emissions trading scheme.

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REPORT: Emissions Trading Worldwide – ICAP Status Report 2018

Published 23:01 on February 27, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:07 on February 28, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views  /  No Comments

The International Carbon Action Partnership’s new report finds 2017 marks a key step forward for emissions trading. The adoption of ETSs in emerging economies, structural reforms and new cooperation initiatives have boosted confidence in carbon markets and help establish emissions trading as an important tool in reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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SK Market: KAUs edge up to 2-month high, but trade remains choppy

Published 09:48 on February 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:44 on February 14, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

Korean CO2 allowances on Tuesday broke out of the tight range in which they have hovered since December, but liquidity in the market remained modest as the ongoing lack of government clarification on future scheme rules means significant supply remains locked.

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Korea’s ETS powerless to stall coal finance boom -report

Published 09:59 on January 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:41 on January 22, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea’s emissions trading scheme is failing to drive a switch to cleaner fuels domestically while Korean public finance institutions are among the world’s biggest coal funders, seemingly acting in disregard for the nation’s Paris target, according to a report due to be published on Tuesday.

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Little respite in South Korea ETS for Europe’s CDM investors

Published 10:51 on January 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 15:58 on January 19, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean carbon traders and brokers are seeing a significant uptick in approaches from European investors looking to take advantage of impending offset rule changes in the Korean ETS, but opportunities are likely to be limited, according to market participants.

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Global CO2 trading volume up 5% in 2017, value up 22% as major markets extend rules -analysts

Published 15:03 on January 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:26 on January 19, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Zealand, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

Global traded carbon volumes rose 5% in 2017 to 6.3 billion tonnes of CO2e while the overall value of the markets climbed 22% to €41 billion ($33.5 billion), the Point Carbon analysts at Thomson Reuters said in a market review published Thursday.

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SK Market: Korean carbon trade stalls as govt dithers on key decisions

Published 12:54 on January 17, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:38 on January 18, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

Prices in South Korea’s emissions trading scheme have remained unchanged for nine consecutive sessions as traders await clarity from the government on allocation levels and rules for market intervention.

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