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EU: Tomato paste and puree in the Carbon Leakage list

10/05/2019 - François-Xavier Branthôme
Carbon Leakage list published in the EU Official Journal

The European Commission has finally published the official Carbon Leakage list, which includes concentrated tomato puree and paste.
According to the Decision, “Quantitative disaggregated assessments based on the criteria set out in Article 10b(1) and (3) of Directive 2003/87/EC have been carried on a number of subsectors. In the case of the sub sectors […] ‘Concentrated tomato puree and paste’ (Prodcom code, it was concluded that the addition of those subsectors to the carbon leakage list is justified. Those subsectors should therefore be deemed to be exposed to a risk of carbon leakage for the period 2021-2030.

Some complementary data
The Commission Delegated Decision (EU) 2019/708 of 15 February 2019 supplementing Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the determination of sectors and subsectors deemed at risk of carbon leakage for the period 2021 to 2030 is available at:

Source: TomatoEurope, EUR-Lex
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