Hong Kong’s Central business district. The local bourse operator and the Guangzhou exchange signed an agreement in August to explore the development of carbon emissions futures products. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong’s Central business district. The local bourse operator and the Guangzhou exchange signed an agreement in August to explore the development of carbon emissions futures products. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong ‘naturally’ suited to developing carbon trading products, can leverage Guangzhou exchange link, experts say

  • With proximity to China and access to global investors, city the top choice for a voluntary carbon trading platform regionally and globally, Hong Kong Green Finance Association executive says
  • Scale of trading in voluntary carbon offsets currently around US$320 million, CME says

Topic |   Business of climate change
Hong Kong’s Central business district. The local bourse operator and the Guangzhou exchange signed an agreement in August to explore the development of carbon emissions futures products. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong’s Central business district. The local bourse operator and the Guangzhou exchange signed an agreement in August to explore the development of carbon emissions futures products. Photo: Shutterstock
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