Carbon tax rise suspension

Last updated: 10 May 2023

As part of its October 2021 "Extraordinary package of measures on fuels" enacted in response to the global energy crisis, the Portuguese government suspended the planned increase in its carbon tax on fuels from November to the end of March 2022, resulting in an effective price reduction of EUR 0.05/litre. The measure was later extended until the end of 2022.

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