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Tianjin Climate Exchange seeks capital expansion to balance losses

Published 10:45 on November 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:00 on November 24, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Tianjin Climate Exchange, which hosts one of China’s pilot emissions trading schemes, is increasing its shares by 43.82% in the hope of attracting $11.8 million from a new investor to expand its registered capital and inject cash into its loss-making business, according to a tender published Friday.

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China puts veteran negotiator back on climate beat

Published 10:28 on November 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:42 on November 24, 2017  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

A veteran Chinese climate negotiator has been promoted to one of five vice general secretaries of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and will be responsible for coordinating climate, trade and international cooperation issues.

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China expected to have fully functional $11/t carbon market by 2020 -survey

Published 11:19 on November 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:14 on November 22, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China is expected to put in place a fully operational national emissions trading scheme with prices around the $11/tonne level by the end of the decade, a survey showed.

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UPDATE – China ETS to kick off with two years of simulated trade, no compliance obligations

Published 18:30 on November 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:03 on November 16, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s national emissions trading scheme is set to be a “game” when it starts in the coming months, with no real trades or compliance obligations during its first two years of operation, two sources close to the market’s design process said Wednesday.

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COP23: No China ETS launch in Bonn as market lacks Cabinet approval

Published 09:09 on November 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:47 on November 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

The much-anticipated launch of China’s national emissions trading scheme looks unlikely to take place during the UN talks in Bonn as the State Council has yet to approve the regulator’s proposed plans, China’s special representative on climate change said Tuesday.

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COP23: ETS links slink back on Asia Pacific countries’ priority list

Published 17:52 on November 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:21 on November 13, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea  /  No Comments

Linking emerging Asian Pacific emissions trading markets is slowly dropping down the list of priorities for regional climate policy officials, even as the need to cooperate in developing markets increases.

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China regulator leaning towards rejecting pilot permits in national ETS, pulling plug on new regional markets

Published 09:56 on November 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 02:26 on November 11, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China is considering whether to rule out the use of pilot market CO2 permits in its national ETS, ban new regional schemes and also possibly shut down some existing ones, in an effort to establish a single, consolidated carbon market, according to an NDRC proposal seen by Carbon Pulse.

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ANALYSIS: Is China ready for its national ETS?

Published 13:23 on November 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:17 on November 6, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

The long-awaited launch of China’s national carbon trading system is expected in the coming days, but legal, financial and industry issues are piling up and will create big challenges for the scheme, according to experts.

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Shanghai to host China’s national carbon trading exchange, Hubei its registry -sources

Published 10:42 on November 2, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:41 on November 2, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has picked Shanghai to host the exchange for its national emissions trading scheme, while Hubei province will be responsible for the CO2 permit registry.

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Global carbon pricing costs, coverage need to rapidly increase, World Bank report warns

Published 16:57 on November 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:57 on November 1, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The expansion of carbon pricing globally needs to accelerate, while the cost of emitting in most of the jurisdictions that have programmes in place needs to increase rapidly, a World Bank report warned on Wednesday.

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