Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The mission of the CDM & JI Office is to strengthen capacities of Canadian enterprises to allow them developing and implementing CDM and JI projects.
In this context, the CDM& JI Office carried out market studies to highlight the opportunities existing throughout the world. These studies helped the CDM & JI Office to answer to questions frequently asked by enterprises interested in the development and implementation of JI projects and helped also these latter in their research efforts.
- The country’s policy related to JI.
- The country’s experience with AIJ (if any).
- The regulatory framework and economic environment (looking both at investment risk and potential domestic funding of JI projects).
- The country’s capacity to assess and evaluate JI project proposals.
- Indication of sectoral or regional opportunities for JI projects.
- Identification of specific JI project opportunities.
- Identification of the reduction/sequestration potential (tons/year and total cumulative tons).
- List of contacts, particularly the focal point for JI in the country.
This market study was published and included the following chapters:
- Executive Summary.
- Market Overview.
- Key factors shaping JI market growth.
- Legal and regulatory framework relevant to JI.
- Policies on JI, experience with climate change projects (including any AIJ projects); and capacity to evaluate JI projects.
- Opportunities by sub-sector including planned projects.
- Potential customers in both the public and private sectors.
- Competitive environment including local capabilities, international competitors and the Canadian position in the market (with a particular focus on competition from the European Union).
- Market logistics including business practices and import regulations.
- Upcoming events in the market.
- Relevant Canadian government programs (CDM & JI Office, CCCDF, TEAM, Sustainable Cities Initiative, etc.).
- Key contacts in Canada and the local market.
- List of relevant Web sites.