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MEE acknowledges Germany’s support in building the Chinese national ETS

During the opening speech at the launch event of the online trading of the national ETS in Wuhan on 16 July, MEE Party Secretary SUN Jinlong thanked GIZ China for the congratulatory letter sent to MEE in June for the launch of the ETS.

Participants take photos of price developments at the launch ceremony of ETS online trade. Photo Credit: GIZ

During the opening speech at the launch event of the online trading of the national ETS in Wuhan on 16 July, Mr SUN Jinlong, MEE’s Party Secretary appreciated GIZ China for the congratulatory letter in June for the launch of online trading in China’s national ETS. In the letter, Mr Thorsten GIEHLER,  Country Director of GIZ China conveyed congratulations to the MEE on behalf of GIZ for the launch of online trading in China’s national ETS, stressing that it is a strong signal for carbon pricing around the world. The letter also expressed willingness to continue the long-standing Sino-German cooperation regarding emission trading.

Following the opening ceremony, Dr Alexander Fisher, Director for the Sino-German Cooperation of Climate Change of GIZ China participated in a panel discussion in Wuhan at the first international conference to promote the 30-60 target.

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