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CN Markets: Pilot activity quietens as focus turns to national ETS, CCERs

Published 08:58 on March 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:58 on March 2, 2021  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Interrupted by week-long Lunar New Year celebrations, China’s pilot carbon markets saw a drop in activity in February as traders got busy tracking down potential sources of offset supply for use in the national emissions trading scheme.

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HKEX takes stake in Chinese futures exchange

Published 06:02 on February 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 09:30 on February 8, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) is taking a minority stake in the Guangzhou Futures Exchange, aiming to extend its engagement in low-carbon markets.

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Shanghai ETS shrinks by a third as coal plants exit for national market

Published 10:17 on February 4, 2021  /  Last updated at 20:40 on February 4, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Shanghai on Thursday released the 2020 allocation plan for its municipal emissions trading scheme, with the overall CO2 cap shrinking by a third as more than 20 coal-fired power plants are exiting to join the national market.

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CN Markets: National carbon market launch divides China’s ETS pilots

Published 10:45 on February 1, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:32 on February 2, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s national emissions trading scheme formally entered into force on Monday, creating a sharp divide in outlook between those pilot carbon markets where power plants transition to the federal scheme immediately and those that will keep coal units in the local programmes for another year.

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China’s Shenyang to kick off emissions trading market in July

Published 07:57 on January 29, 2021  /  Last updated at 01:17 on January 30, 2021  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s northern city of Shenyang is expected to launch trading in its municipal carbon market this July, with the programme spanning around 500 companies initially, local media reported Friday.

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World’s compliance carbon markets increased 19% in value to $279 bln in 2020 -report

Published 22:29 on January 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:32 on January 26, 2021  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Mexico, New Zealand, Other APAC, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US  /  No Comments

Global compliance-based carbon markets increased in value by nearly a fifth in 2020 to €229 billion ($279 bln), according to analysts at Refinitiv, flagging a fourth consecutive annual rise and a fivefold jump within three years as the programmes shrugged off the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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China takes step towards carbon futures exchange

Published 11:27 on January 25, 2021  /  Last updated at 01:34 on January 26, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China has approved the setting up of a futures exchange in Guangzhou, moving closer to a carbon futures market as provincial officials in Guangdong are keen for the bourse to establish itself as an emissions trading hub spanning Hong Kong and Macao.

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China adopts ETS trading rules as carbon market gets closer to going live

Published 12:06 on January 5, 2021  /  Last updated at 02:17 on January 6, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China on Tuesday published final regulations for its national CO2 emissions trading scheme, meaning the market will be formally in operation from Feb. 1 despite technical issues with the registry and trading platform.

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China releases final 2019-20 carbon market allocation plan

Published 10:58 on December 30, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:30 on December 30, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China on Wednesday released the final allocation plan for participants in its national emissions trading scheme, clearing one of the last hurdles left before the market can open.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Dec. 18, 2020

Published 12:31 on December 18, 2020  /  Last updated at 13:02 on December 18, 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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