CN Markets: Volumes pick up but prices sag in China’s pilot markets as compliance looms

Published 12:00 on May 20, 2016  /  Last updated at 17:34 on May 20, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, China  /  No Comments

Trading activity has picked up in most of China’s seven pilot carbon markets as compliance deadlines approach, but a vast permit surplus is depressing prices even though some observers say unanswered questions about the transition to the national ETS is helping to prop them up.

Trading activity has picked up in most of China’s seven pilot carbon markets as compliance deadlines approach, but a vast permit surplus is depressing prices even though some observers say unanswered questions about the transition to the national ETS is helping to prop them up.

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