TITLE

China to raise eco-taxes

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of China's Ministry of Finance to raise the taxes for pollutant discharge, in an attempt to step up the country's environmental protection programs. The fiscal and taxation policies will also encourage the recovery of waste, while simultaneously developing renewable energy. The level of charges for the exploiting of mineral resources and pollutant emissions will be raised to promote conservation.
ACCESSION #
24348740

 

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