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OECD urges China to enact carbon tax

3:34 AM MDT | March 26, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

OECD (Paris), in its latest Economic Survey of China report, says that the country must move toward greener growth. To achieve this greener growth, further improvement is needed in energy efficiency and reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions/unit of GDP, with carbon taxation preferable to emissions trading, OECD says. This was one of the key policy recommendations made by OECD in its new survey presented at Beijing last week. China has made tremendous progress toward achieving inclusive growth, but major reforms are needed to ensure a fourth decade of rapidly...

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