Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
protect the EU’s domestic industry from carbon leakage, when goods that would normally be bought locally are instead imported from companies that don’t face the same emissions regulations. The United States and Japan have voiced concerns about the planned tax.
Unpopular among the bloc’s trading partners, countries are seeking exemptions to the carbon levy, as Brussels hints alternatives to pricing may be considered to dodge the tax The European Union
The OECD-IEA Inventory of Support Measures for Fossil Fuels provides updated fossil fuel support data for 34 OECD member countries and six partner countries, including a number of measures applied