Carbon Emissions China

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Unparalleled market intelligence for China’s seven pilot schemes and emerging national scheme

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ICIS provides a suite of tools designed to help traders, analysts and compliance managers understand the impact of policy and regulatory developments, identify risks and compile their trading strategy. These include behaviour-driven analysis, unique price forecasting, one-to-one access to our bilingual Chinese analyst as well as hard-to-find fundamental and Chinese Certified Emission Reductions (CCER) data in an easy-to-use format.

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Available in English and Mandarin, our products will help you trade profitably and manage risk in China’s seven pilot schemes – all from an analyst team you can trust with a methodology that has been proven in Europe and North America.

Find out more about our China carbon market intelligence products

China ETS Portal

The China ETS Portal is a suite of tools designed to help traders understand how prices will evolve as well as the impact of policy changes and market participant behaviour. Available in both English and Mandarin, this comprehensive source of market intelligence includes price forecasts, analyses, research papers and fundamental data covering the forthcoming national schemes, each of the seven Chinese pilot schemes, as well as the offset market.

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China ETS Insight Product

The China ETS Insight Product provides highlights of the ICIS China carbon market analysis in both English and Mandarin. It is ideal for stakeholders who need to keep in touch with key developments in the pilot schemes and the upcoming national scheme, but do not have the time to read the detailed policy papers.

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ICIS Carbon Markets Almanac 2017


The ICIS Carbon Markets Almanac provides a top-level view of global efforts to combat climate change with cap-and-trade systems. For each of the different schemes worldwide, it highlights key design characteristics and includes spotlight articles discussing specific system features.

Our overarching breakout articles for 2017 include an analysis of the post-2020 carbon world and how we will get there, a discussion of President Trump’s impact on carbon trading, as well as a study on the Brexit and its effect on EU carbon and power markets.

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Regional overview

Updated to Q1 2015

In the first quarter, the approval process to reform the EU Emissions Trading System progressed, but the benchmark carbon contract remained in the same range, despite being volatile.

The measure under discussion is a buffer that would absorb and release carbon allowances depending on surplus levels  to tackle the system’s oversupply and make the supply side more flexible.

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