Recently, recently held in Shanghai "in the Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center, 2008 pairs of the annual Forum", the delegates have suggested that a study of green taxes related issues in order to better push forward the reform of the tax system and the optimization of the energy reduction Environmental taxation system.
According to the participants of the person in charge of the Ministry of Finance in order to further promote energy reduction to achieve the clean development, China will speed up the resource tax, fuel tax reform, environmental protection, study the feasibility of a tax; the current consumption tax will be levied to expand the scope of the coal, oil, and so can not be Renewable energy projects, and gradually increase the tax rate.
It is reported that the fiscal and taxation policy to guide the government to promote energy efficiency and reducing emissions of one of the most important policy instruments. In addition to reforming the tax system, China will push forward reform of the system of compensation for the use of resources, the establishment of ecological compensation mechanism, establish and improve the cost-binding mechanism for enterprises to use low-cost energy policy be changed to encourage the use of high-cost energy policy constraints.
At the same time, China will also step up public finances on energy saving and environmental protection efforts in support of technological innovation to further enhance scientific and technological progress on the reduction of energy-saving contribution. Increase resource conservation and comprehensive utilization of key technology research support, building a resources-saving and environment protection technology security system; finance the expansion of business investment risk, high-risk, significant new technologies, energy saving and environmental protection, to take the risk of investment Ways to support it.
It is reported that China will also establish and improve the statistical system resources and environment, and strive to create a scientific, systematic, standardized system of indicators of environmental resources and further enhance the capacity, resources and environment monitoring. Through deepening reform, promoting the establishment of energy consumption reduction of long-term mechanism.