Japan ministry proposes to move forward carbon levy start date

Published 10:40 on December 14, 2022  /  Last updated at 10:40 on December 14, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, Japan  /  No Comments

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) on Wednesday proposed to start taxing fossil fuel imports and some other carbon-related activities two years earlier than its previous proposal, as the government continues to work on its plan to gradually roll out a comprehensive carbon pricing system this decade.

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) on Wednesday proposed to start taxing fossil fuel imports and some other carbon-related activities two years earlier than its previous proposal, as the government continues to work on its plan to gradually roll out a comprehensive carbon pricing system this decade.

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