CARBON FORWARD 2020: For a WTO-compliant EU carbon border tax, the devil will be in the detail

Published 20:29 on October 15, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:50 on October 16, 2020  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

No EU carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) option under consideration will be exempt from a potential WTO challenge, industry representatives told the Carbon Forward 2020 conference on Thursday, adding that “nitty-gritty” details will determine compatibility with international trade rules.

No EU carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) option under consideration will be exempt from a potential WTO challenge, industry representatives told the Carbon Forward 2020 conference on Thursday, adding that “nitty-gritty” details will determine compatibility with international trade rules.

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