Swedish tonnage tax pushed to next year

Swedish carriers will have to wait even longer to get clarification about the crucial tonnage tax. The process has been postponed to early next year, according to Swedish media Sjöfartstidninngen.

Swedish shipowners will have to arm themselves with patience in regards to the much-desired tonnage tax, which otherwise seemed to be within reach, as the Swedish Ministry of Finances has decided to postpone the process of sorting out the consequences of introducing tonnage tax for the carriers - a process that was scheduled to be ready by November, according to Sjöfartstidninngen.

Now the country's shipowners will have to wait till late January next year. But according to Chairman of the Swedish Shipowners' Association, Per A. Sjöberger, this is not the result of political disagreements, rather, the decision is caused by personal matters relating to the work team:

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