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The Japan Electric Power Exchange will start trading carbon credits in October on a trial basis as part of Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda’s goal to cut greenhouse gases by more than half, officials said.

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has directed the 39-member bourse in Tokyo to design a Web-based trading platform, a METI official said on condition of anonymity because details haven’t been completed. The credits will be traded in yen per metric ton.

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