South Africa will be taking on the EU regarding its carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) and associated carbon taxes at a trade meeting in Abu Dhabi later this month.

“We’ve pointed out the very significant impact this will have on industrialisation on the African continent. [The] CBAM, together with the other measures on deforestation, will impact very, very significantly on our ability to export,” minister of trade, industry & competition Ebrahim Patel told Business Times...

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