25 January 2018 – The Shanghai DRC published a list of key emitters covered by the national ETS for the summation of emissions reports and monitoring plans for the years 2016 and 2017. In line with the official national monitoring plans published by NDRC last month, 58 key emitters from 5 sectors (petrochemicals, chemical, power, iron and steel, and civil aviation) have been identified to submit carbon emission reports and to reduce emissions. Key emitters include entities with direct and indirect CO2 emissions of more than (including) 5000 tons per year from fixed and mobile facilities.
The Ordinance on Carbon Emissions Trading System Administrative Management is expected to be rolled out soon, awaiting review and approval by the national authority
During a regular press conference of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) in September, Mr. BIE Tao, Deputy Director of the Department of Laws,