Winds from the west

Emissions trading

The lure of a gradually liberalising Chinese financial market and the rapid growth in Asian exchange-traded derivatives markets are proving irresistible to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). Between them, the US exchanges have signed seven memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with Asian exchanges during the past two years. And this is only just the beginning. “CME has barely scratched the surface,” says Ann Shuman, director, business development at the CME.


Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here