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China’s environment ministry opposes carbon futures market -reports

Published 11:28 on September 3, 2020  /  Last updated at 08:06 on September 4, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s environment ministry is opposing an initiative to list carbon contracts on a futures exchange in Guangdong province, preferring instead to focus on developing the nation’s spot emissions market, according to local news reports.

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Tianjin reports 100% ETS compliance after record trading volumes

Published 11:38 on September 1, 2020  /  Last updated at 11:38 on September 1, 2020  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

All 113 companies participating in Tianjin’s pilot emissions trading scheme met the 2019 compliance deadline this week, the municipal government announced Tuesday, after an extra auction for struggling firms last week and record trading volumes in recent months turned up sufficient supply. 

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Shanghai, Tianjin auctions clear at floor price, but demand surprises

Published 13:14 on August 28, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:33 on August 28, 2020  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Allowance auctions in Shanghai and Tianjin on Friday both cleared at their price floors near the secondary market, with the Shanghai sale reversing failures in previous years to go over-subscribed.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Aug. 28, 2020

Published 11:54 on August 28, 2020  /  Last updated at 11:54 on August 28, 2020  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

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

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EXCLUSIVE: China aims for 2019 compliance start in draft ETS plan -sources

Published 14:26 on August 21, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:05 on August 21, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China plans to backdate the start of compliance obligations to Jan. 1, 2019 for its national emissions trading scheme, according to several sources who have seen a draft allocation plan circulated by the environment ministry this week.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Aug. 21, 2020

Published 13:58 on August 21, 2020  /  Last updated at 13:58 on August 21, 2020  /  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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Tianjin to hold extra CO2 auction for ETS participants

Published 03:22 on August 21, 2020  /  Last updated at 15:38 on August 21, 2020  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Tianjin will auction off 1 million CO2 allowances on Aug. 28, with participation restricted to companies with compliance obligations under the city’s pilot emissions trading scheme and whose 2019 emissions were higher than their free allocations.

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Hubei CO2 permit number swells as more firms brought in

Published 13:07 on August 18, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:22 on August 18, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Hubei province will issue 270 million CO2 allowances to its ETS participants for 2019, according to its newly released allocation plan, marking a significant jump from previous years as more than 30 new emitters are being brought into the scheme.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Aug. 14, 2020

Published 14:01 on August 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 14:01 on August 14, 2020  /  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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Shanghai opens annual CO2 auction to non-ETS participants

Published 10:24 on August 13, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:28 on August 14, 2020  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Shanghai municipal government will auction 2 million allowances for its emissions trading scheme before the end of the month, allowing speculators to participate for the first time after dismal sales to compliance entities in previous years.

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