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20/02/2017
CEMBUREAU supports European Parliament’s decision on EU-ETS
CEMBUREAU has taken note of the vote that took place in the European Parliament on 15 February, welcoming its decision not to deliberately discriminate between sectors and to apply a fact-based approach to policymaking.
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01/02/2017
Why the EU cement industry opposes an import inclusion scheme
ENVI’s proposal does not aim to address carbon leakage, but rather to target a limited number of sectors which, as a result, would no longer be entitled to free allocation. Through these amendments, the legislator aims to resolve the problem of having a sufficient number of free allowances available at the level of best performers in the other sectors. This approach entails a direct discremination of the sectors covered by the import inclusion scheme compared to those which can continue to benefit from free allowances.
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