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EU finance ministers to greenlight Tobin tax

22.01.13 @ 09:07

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Eleven EU countries, including Germany, France, Italy and Spain, are expected to get the green light at Tuesday’s Ecofin council for levying a financial transactions tax (FTT). The European Commission gave its go ahead for enhanced co-operation on the tax in October. The European Parliament has also backed it.