Advancing Shanghai Carbon Market through Emissions Trading Scheme

Date: October 2012
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Document Type: Technical Assistance Reports
Project Number: 46054-001

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This technical assistance report is a decision document for the policy and advisory technical assistance for Advancing Shanghai Carbon Market through Emissions Trading Scheme in the People's Republic of China. It contains issues, impacts, outcomes, methodology and key activities as well as cost and financing and implementation arrangements presented to ADB’s Board of Directors or Management for approval.

This technical assistance project will support the Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (SEEE) in analyzing some key elements of its proposed emission trading system (ETS) and recommend policy measures for carbon market development.  The pilot Shanghai ETS will be an extension of the existing SEEE.