Swedish government not planning on introducing tonnage tax

It is unlikely that the Swedish government will introduce a tonnage tax, reveals a response from the Swedish minister of finance Anders Borg, according to the Swedish media Sjöfartstidningen.

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The Swedish government has no current plans to introduce a tonnage tax, reveals a written response from the Swedish minister of finance Anders Borg to the social democratic member of the Swedish parliament, Kent Härstedt.

Härstedt asked the minister whether he had any plans to present a proposal to introduce a Swedish tonnage tax in order to secure Sweden’s shipping future. However, according to Sjöfartstidningen the response from the minister reveals the following:

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