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Consultation on the introduction of a UK carbon border adjustment mechanism

By May 14, 2024No Comments

Following the consultation, “Addressing carbon leakage risk to support decarbonisation”, the government announced that it would introduce a CBAM from 1 January 2027 on imports of certain carbon intensive imported goods from the following sectors: aluminium; cement; ceramics; fertilisers; glass; hydrogen; and iron and steel.

This consultation, being undertaken jointly by His Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and His Majesty’s Treasury (HMT), sets out proposals for the design and administration of the mechanism.

You can read the full consultation document here.

Responses should be provided to the response form (preferred) or by email to

If you would like to contribute to BIVDA’s submission, please email

This consultation closes at

Ben Kemp