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China’s ICBC bank issues $2.8 bln in green bonds on Luxembourg exchange

Published 16:30 on September 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:42 on September 26, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world largest bank, has issued $2.8 billion-worth of green bonds on the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) in an effort to attract international investors to help fund China-backed projects at home and abroad.

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China carbon veteran joins Shenwu’s emissions arm

Published 23:11 on September 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 03:50 on September 26, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A veteran Chinese emissions trader has joined the carbon arm of an environmental technological company with a strong base in Chinese steel and non-ferrous metal sectors.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Sep 22, 2017

Published 13:45 on September 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:45 on September 22, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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Chinese coal supplier buys Beijing-based carbon firm

Published 10:07 on September 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:46 on September 21, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The biggest coal-fired power supplier in China’s Shanxi province has acquired a Beijing-based carbon firm to extend its business portfolio to emissions trading, the company said Thursday.

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EU firms voice concerns over China ETS

Published 11:36 on September 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:36 on September 19, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The EU Chamber of Commerce in China on Tuesday raised a number of concerns regarding issues it said might prevent China’s national emissions trading scheme from working properly.

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China’s ETS set to cover 70% of oil industry’s carbon emissions

Published 11:04 on September 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:04 on September 19, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s national emissions trading scheme is set to regulate around 70% of CO2 emissions from the nation’s rapidly expanding oil sector, according to an industry association.

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China ETS needs more auctioning, longer allocation periods -experts

Published 16:25 on September 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:25 on September 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China should auction a bigger share of CO2 permits to avoid over-allocation and opt for longer allocation periods to provide certainty for market participants, a group of experts said Monday.

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China govt agency eyes ETS for forestry carbon goal

Published 14:54 on September 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:17 on September 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China should use its national emissions trading scheme to fund forestry projects and help meet its LULUCF targets under the Paris Agreement, the State Forestry Administration (SFA) said.

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More confusion as EU, US make conflicting statements about Trump’s Paris withdrawal

Published 11:22 on September 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:37 on September 19, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, US  /  No Comments

There was more policy confusion surrounding the US position on the Paris Agreement this weekend after claims from government officials that the country would remain in the 2015 climate pact were refuted by White House spokespeople and members of Trump’s cabinet.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Sep 15, 2017

Published 22:46 on September 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:46 on September 15, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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