Mumbai, India (PressExposure) September 23, 2009 -- Carbon emissions have been traded, albeit at minor levels, in the over-the-counter (OTC) market since the 1990s. In recent years, significant global governmental involvement in the stabilization of the concentration of atmospheric greenhouse gases has facilitated tremendous growth in the market for carbon emissions trading. The value of the carbon market has grown from $727 million in 2004 to $118 billion in 2008. In addition to the foundational regulatory organizations that have established the framework of the market, and the pre-requisite buyers and sellers, the magnitude and evolving complexity of the global carbon markets has attracted numerous intermediaries, such as brokers, exchanges, aggregators, and financiers, as well as other peripheral participants such as validation and verification, information and analysis, legal, and consulting service providers. Opportunities for market participants are expected to continue to increase as the value of global carbon markets are forecast to grow by 68% per year to $669 billion in 2013. ([http://www.bharatbook.com/Market-Research-Reports/Carbon-Emissions-Trading-Markets-Worldwide.html])
Carbon Emissions Trading includes a broad review of the carbon market. The report provides a discussion of the mechanisms employed in the carbon market and an overview of the market structure and participants. Market demand for carbon emissions allowances and offsets is quantified and projections for growth in demand are provided, along with the key factors influencing this growth. The report also provides profiles of companies active in the carbon market. Report Methodology. The information in Carbon Emissions Trading is based on primary and secondary research. Primary research entailed in-depth interviews with firms involved in the development of carbon emissions trading regulation, financial companies, and consultants to the industry to obtain information on the developing market and factors shaping the industry. Secondary research entailed data gathering from relevant sources, including government and industry publications, company literature and corporate annual reports.
Carbon Emissions Trading contains important insights and projections regarding the future of this market around the world. No other market research report provides both the comprehensive analysis and data that Carbon Emissions Trading offers. Subscribers will benefit from extensive data, presented in easy-to-read and practical charts, tables and graphs. If your company is already doing business in the carbon market, or is considering entering the marketplace, you will find this report invaluable, as it provides a comprehensive package of information and insight not offered in any other single source. You will gain a thorough understanding of the current global market for carbon emissions allowances and offsets, as well as projected markets and trends through 2013.