11 July 2016 – Shanghai just established its Capacity Building Center for national ETS. Its launch will help both to strengthen the administrative capabilities of local governments and to promote the participation of local enterprises in national ETS. With the exception of Tianjin, all other pilot regions have already established such capacity building center for national ETS. Meantime, Chengdu, a non-pilot city, also set up a similar center, which was approved by NDRC on July, 9th of this year.
At the launch ceremony, Mr. Jiang Zhaoli also announced the official training materials on national ETS are ready. These series training materials are funded by UNDP and the Norwegian Government.