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Climate Change

Japan to launch first exchange for carbon emissions trading

JPX and economy ministry will set up trial section on Tokyo bourse in September

 A total of 440 Japanese companies, including Sumitomo Chemical and Panasonic say they want to take part in the emissions trading project. (Source photo by Ken Kobayashi and Mizuho Miyazaki)

TOKYO -- Japan Exchange Group (JPX), together with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), will establish the nation's first market for trading carbon dioxide emissions, Nikkei has learned.

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