China May Cut Commodity Export Tax Rebates Again

Law360, New York (January 24, 2011, 5:20 PM EST) -- The Chinese government is reportedly considering eliminating export tax rebates for some commodities for the second time in less than a year, a move that could limit exports of some high energy and pollution products.

Several Chinese ministries, including those focused on finance and commerce, have commissioned a study on reducing or removing the rebates the government offers to companies exporting rubber, construction materials, steel and other metals, the state-owned Economic Information Daily reported Monday citing anonymous sources.

The government has yet to finalize the list...
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