China Offset Restrictions Put Squeeze on Carbon Developers

31 October 2016 – Chinese carbon project developers are facing fresh headwind amid government movers to restrain offset supply in a bid to avoid price suppression for the already over-supplied domestic market. According to GreenTech, one of the intermediaries, some investors have signed option contacts bilaterally to lock up future generations usable in the national ETS, but only on a very small scale so far.