COMMENTARY

THE Singapore government surprised many on Monday when the price for carbon tax was finally unveiled: S$5 for each tonne of carbon emissions in the first five years - far lower than the potential S$...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

THE lower initial carbon tax of S$5 a tonne is to allow companies to adjust their processes and also become familiar with the compliance work required, said Minister for the Environment and Water...

THIS year's Budget is aimed at helping businesses grow to support a "vibrant and innovative" economy, and at the same time give workers a leg up in developing capabilities and skills...

TAXES: SHIFTING GEARS

INDUSTRY observers welcomed Singapore's soft start in its implementation of a carbon tax through an initial price lower than the range provided earlier by the government, though some affected...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

HEAVY greenhouse gas emitters in Singapore are hoping the government will provide assistance at the onset of the carbon tax, even as they wait for details on the specific carbon price in the upcoming...

A UNIFORM carbon tax will be too blunt an instrument to yield effective results, said industry players on Tuesday as they urged the government to consider using industry benchmark targets and a...

GREEN is the new gold. Nudged by a looming carbon tax, power generation companies are muscling their way into the solar sector, and electricity retailers are serving up new types of green electricity...

CHINA'S newly announced carbon market is a good step to controlling polluting emissions, but it will take quite a long time for a national market to become effective...

SINGAPORE, in preparing for the possible integration of its carbon tax framework with external carbon markets in future, will use a credits-based mechanism for its carbon tax.

SINGAPORE, in preparing for the possible linkage of its carbon tax framework to external carbon markets in future, will use a credits-based mechanism for its carbon tax.