EU to impose carbon border adjustment mechanism on steel, Al imports, other products

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 11 June 2021

The European Commission (EC) plans to set a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) for imports of some goods, including steel and aluminium, to prevent the risk of carbon leakage, according to a draft of the EC’s proposal seen by Fastmarkets on June 10.

By Maria Tanatar

The mechanism will integrate into the EU’s current system that it established for greenhouse gas emissions allowance trading via the application of an equivalent regime for imports into the union, the EC said.

The mechanism will be applied to aluminium, iron, steel, cement, electricity and fertilizer...

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