Sweden says to raise carbon dioxide taxes
STOCKHOLM Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Swedish government said on Thursday it planned to raise carbon dioxide taxes to help meet a target for a 40 percent cut in harmful emissions.
"To reach the target the government will present proposals on developed economic steering measures, among other things A raised carbon dioxide tax," it said in a statement.
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