JAKARTA, Jan 16 (Reuters) -
* Indonesian government aims to start carbon trading this year, an environment ministry official told reporters on Thursday
* The draft of the regulation governing the carbon trade is expected to be submitted to President Joko Widodo for approval in March
* The regulation is expected to allow a few different schemes of carbon trade, said Ruandha Agung Sugardiman, director general of Climate Change Control at the ministry
* The rules will also stipulate how carbon credit will be priced. Sugardiman said carbon credits from forest preservation and from industrial emission cuts will be priced differently
* Indonesian government eyes potential carbon credit buyers from Norway, Denmark, Germany and international airlines operators, Sugardiman said
Reporting by Bernadette Christina Munthe; Writing by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Christian Schmollinger
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