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The Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Commodity Exchange are planning to create the nation’s first market for trading in greenhouse gas emissions as early as next year, according to officials of the exchanges.

The move comes after Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama unveiled a new emission reduction target to combat global warming. Emissions trading is expected to encourage industries to achieve greenhouse gas reduction targets.

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