07.01.2014 - How a green tariff could save the carbon price
Worried the carbon price is hurting industry and costing jobs? Thereís a neat solution no oneís talking about Ė and it doesnít involve axing the tax. Australia could levy a carbon tariff so domestic goods donít suffer for being produced under a carbon price. The tariff could be levied on imports at the border, or rebated on exported goods. That would mean if you paid for the pollution generated by a tonne of Australian steel, the same tax would be levied on a tonne of Chinese steel as it entered the country. Itís a level playing field and an incentive to others to price pollution...............................................Full Article: Source
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