Compliance Deadline Causes Bump in Activity in Chinese Carbon Market

13 June 2016 – During the week of June 6th, 2015 total trading volume (including allowances and CCERs) reached 13,071,019 tonnes, which was a 41.47% increase compared to the previous week. The increase in trading volume of allowances was particulariy steep: trading volume reached 7,083,604 tonnes, an increas of 62.1% from the previous week and the transaction values totaled RMB 172.35 million, an increase of 218.38% compared to the previous week.