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Partnership Instrument – EU Emission Trading System to Korea


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1. Publication reference


2. Procedure


3. Programme title

Emission Trading System in the Republic of Korea

Commission Implementing Decision C(2014) 7423 final of 16.10.2014 on the 2014 Partnership Instrument Annual Action Programme for cooperation with third countries to be financed from the general budget of the European Union.

4. Financing

Partnership Instrument 2014 Annual Action Programme (ref. C/2014/7423 OF 16.10.2014)

Financing Decision PI/2014/037-781

5. Contracting Authority

European Union, represented by the European Commission

6. Nature of contract


7. Contract description

The overall objective of the project is to assist the Republic of Korea in its efforts to meet its carbon emission reduction target of 30% by 2020 against a BAU trajectory set up in 2009 by establishing an effective emission trading system (ETS) in Korea. The project is to provide technical assistance on issues necessary for the implementation and operation of the KETS in its initial phase.

8. Indicative budget

EUR 3 500 000

9. Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

March 2015

10. Additional information

11. Legal basis

Regulation(EU) N°236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action. The eligibility criteria are laid down in article 9 of the said Regulation.

Regulation (EU) No 234/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 establishing a Partnership Instrument for cooperation with third countries.


There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.