Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC and plastic bags in Viet Nam

30 May 2017 – The Ministry of Finance of Viet Nam plans to increase environmental taxes on HCFC (hydro-chloro-fluoro-carbon) solutions and plastic bags. The move is aimed to raise organisations’ and individuals’ awareness and responsibility for the environment and hence reduce their use of these products. The law will also create financial resources that will allow the government to address other environmental issues. Read the full article on the VietNamNet Bridge website.