Taiwan plans taxes for energy and CO2 emissions by 2011

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Proposed levies could generate $12.4bn in annual tax revenues

In a potentially landmark move, Taiwan government officials yesterday agreed to impose new levies on energy and CO2 emissions that could generate up to US$12.4bn (£7.5bn) in annual tax revenues. "We...

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