UK’s Johnson mulls carbon tax on imports from polluting industries -The Telegraph

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(C) Reuters. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

(Corrects headline to say ‘mulls’ not ‘calls for’)

(Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering plans for a carbon tax on imports from polluting industries to protect British farmers from foreign rivals, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. https://

The proposals would initially target heavy industry such as steel-making but could be expanded to include agriculture, the report said.

UK’s Johnson mulls carbon tax on imports from polluting industries -The Telegraph

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