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China's accumulated trade volume from CO2 reaches USD 864 mln by Oct end


China's accumulated trade volume from CO2 reaches USD 864 mln by Oct end

China's accumulated trade volume from its seven pilot regional carbon trading schemes reached 6 billion yuan ($863.9 million) by the end of October this year, up from 4.7 billion yuan at the end of last year, the environment ministry said on Monday.

A total of 250 million tonnes of carbon dioxide changed hands on the exchanges by the end of October, up from 200 million at the end of last year, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said in a report published ahead of a press briefing. ($1 = 6.9450 yuan)

(With inputs from agencies.)

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