China delays carbon market expansion into metals

China has postponed the expansion of its carbon market into other energy-intensive industries such as metals due to “poor quality” data, local media reported last week.

Carbon emissions from building materials, non-ferrous metals and steel industries will not be monitored until 2023, and companies in these sectors will not trade carbon emission quotas until 2025. The...

Published

Yiwen Ju

May 17, 2022

04:28 GMT

Shanghai