Colombia proposes gradual incorporation of coal into national carbon tax  

Published 20:08 on April 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:35 on April 17, 2021  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Colombian Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (Minhacienda) on Thursday put forth a long-awaited plan to include coal in the scope of the country’s roughly $5/tonne CO2 tax, though the full cost of the carbon fee on the fuel will not be fully phased in until the end of the decade.

The Colombian Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (Minhacienda) on Thursday put forth a long-awaited plan to include coal in the scope of the country’s roughly $5/tonne CO2 tax, though the full cost of the carbon fee on the fuel will not be fully phased in until the end of the decade.

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