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Carbon levy not discriminatory, EU Commission insists, after China says it will break WTO rules

By Kathryn Carlson
  • 28 Jul 2021 07:56
  • 28 Jul 2021 07:56
The carbon border levy proposed by the European Commission does not discriminate against producers outside the EU, a commission spokesman told MLex after China said the proposal breaks World Trade Organization rules.

The commission defended its proposal for a carbon border adjustment mechanism, or CBAM — unveiled in mid-July as part of it

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Kathryn Carlson

Financial Services Correspondent, Europe

Kathryn is a correspondent leading EU financial services coverage for MLex in Brussels. She previously covered energy and trade as a reporter for MLex, and has written for Reuters and The Times of London among other outlets. Kathryn holds a degree in English Literature from the University of Oxford and spent time working in Italy and France before making the move to Brussels.

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