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China Carbon Market Has New Woes With Prices Already Flatlining

Latest emissions allowances haven’t been released as officials tackle issues including data fraud.

China’s beleaguered carbon market is facing more delays getting emissions allowances, as it struggles to resolve data fraud problems. 

The Ministry of Ecology and Environment has postponed the release of the latest batch of permits to the second half of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified due to the sensitivity of the issue.