Qualified business enterprises engaged in climate change mitigation, green building practices, green technologies, production and provision of green goods
and services, and projects that promote the green economy and sustainable development as well as create green jobs may avail of this fiscal perk.
The past decade has seen an explosion of cases where countries impose charges on imports of green goods
, such as solar panels, to protect domestic producers from "unfair" foreign competition.
Last year, the United States exported $130 billion worth of green goods
, supporting an estimated 676,000 US jobs.
The House Committee on Labor has approved a bill seeking to provide fiscal incentives and tax perks to encourage individuals and enterprises to participate in the creation of green jobs, practice the use of environment-friendly techonologies and produce green goods
Using the draft list of green goods
currently being negotiated by member countries of the World Trade Organisation, the study calculates indicators of comparative advantage for 10 Caribbean countries.
One thing that we can do to protect the Earth is use green goods
like the solar watch and wind and solar mobile charger.
They categorize the management of e-waste as being a part of Green Goods
and Services (GGS) industry.
The establishment, which will also serve food throughout the day, has been named after the old Bell Green signal box which once stood at the site and controlled the entrance into Bell Green Goods
Yard, off Stoney Stanton Road.
' are on a roll and trade in such products could go through the roof if it was liberalised, said the EU and a dozen other members of the World Trade Organisation(1), which, on 24 January, made a commitment, in the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to launching WTO negotiations to this end under the Bali agreement (ninth WTO ministerial conference, on 3-6 December 2013).
AFP -- The EU and about a dozen members of the World Trade Organization announced new talks to liberalise trade in the increasingly strategic green goods
sector, the European Commission said in a statement on Friday.
The WTO estimates that the global market in green goods
, technologies and services - ranging from solar panels to wind turbines and water recycling plants -- at some $1.4 trillion.