Carbon Tariff Research Paper

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1.First, the "carbon tariff" The concept of "carbon tariff" most early by former French President Jacques Chirac put forward is that if a country's production of the product does not reach the standard set by the importing country in energy saving and emission reduction, will be levied tariffs. In 2009 France proposed in 2010 will to foreign imports impose a "carbon tariff", the tariff rate will be for per ton of carbon dioxide emissions charge Euro 17, later also will be gradually increasing. June 2009 through the clean energy and Security Act provisions, from 2020 onwards United States from failed to take measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases national iron and steel, cement, glass and paper imported products to take "border …show more content…
China's economic development, although rapid, but due to a late start, in industrial structure and technology progress in relatively developed countries has been at a disadvantage, of foreign trade products are mostly low-end high carbon products. Carbon tariff will make our country should assume the responsibility of emissions, but also bear the risk of economic contraction. This is very unfair to the developing …show more content…
Now the economy in major developed countries have entered the era of information economy, stood on the rostrum of the moral moral of the victims of the majority of developing countries to promote the protection of the ecological environment, establish environment image of the leader, in my opinion is really a quite shameful act. But separate and inequality at the same time, I think we must also is such a reality is our country does exist at present high carbon emissions, extensive energy problem, in a certain extent seems to exist past shadow in developed countries. So we have to work hard to deal with the international economic situation, to find some reasons. Our country should make efforts to do the following aspects 1, Technological innovation
In the export trade, small and medium-sized enterprises of our country exist technology with low added value, lack of independent innovation "mishap". So at present in China to do is to improve the traditional energy use patterns, accelerate renewable energy of cultivation, reduce industrial sector energy intensity and carbon emission intensity, promote innovative energy-saving emission reduction. 2, The implementation

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