Mandatory emissions returns status

Check the statistics of processed mandatory emissions returns (MERs) for the 2013 to 2017 period from post-1989 forestry participants.

MER processing status

Post-1989 forestry participants had until 30 June 2018 to complete their mandatory emissions returns for the 2013 to 2017 period. 

Total number of post-1989 forestry participants required to submit a MER: 2,088

Data for post-1989 forestry participant MERs  30 June 2019

MERs received MERs processed by MPI NZU entitlements from MERs processed NZUs to be surrendered from MERs processed

1,971

1,887

20,474,586

422,274

Download previous MER status data [PDF, 95 KB]

About the data

MPI provides this data to help market participants understand New Zealand Unit (NZU) supply in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

This data does not include forest registered in the permanent forest sink initiative (PFSI).

Read about the PFSI

Data may change

The number of post-1989 forestry participants changes as MPI:

  • processes transmissions of interest (when forest land or rights are transferred to someone else)
  • reviews forest eligibility.

Mandatory emissions returns

Read about emissions returns, and how to a file mandatory emissions return for post-1989 forest land.

Emissions returns

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