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

May 27, 2021

(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://bit.ly/3foL6RY

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

(Reporting by Akriti Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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