Topics Newsroom Positions & Publications Events About cement About CEMBUREAU

Current Size: 100%

Members Extranet

Council discussions on Taxation of Energy Products Directive

Save as PDF

On 22 June 2012, finance Ministers discussed the proposal for a review of the Taxation of Energy Products Directive (TEP). In this respect, there was agreement amongst Member States (MS) that minimum tax levels should be laid down in the Directive, taking, as a reference point, the energy content and CO2 emission levels of energy products. Nevertheless, MS should retain maximum flexibility to determine the structure of their national energy taxes.

More information:

Council press release