This Research Service provides a overview of the pending South African carbon tax environment. Recently, a legislative document was tabled and the proposed way forward by the South African government will have dire consequences on the industry. This Research Service explains the concept of a carbon tax, evaluates various international case studies, provides the opinions of key industry participants, and evaluates all of the aforementioned within the South African context. Key challenges and drivers are provided, ensuring that the reader is placed on the best foot to provide informed input into not only the next phase of legislative discussions, but also strategically placing his business on the front foot with the carbon tax in mind.
Table of Contents
Analysis of the Carbon Tax Market, IntroductionIntroductionCover SlideResearch TeamContentsList of FiguresList of ChartsAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Executive SummaryIntroductionExecutive SummaryAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Market OverviewIntroductionStatement and ObjectivesMarket Scope and SegmentationMarket Overview - Abbreviations / Terms and DefinitionsCarbon Tax and RationaleKey Questions This Study Will AnswerAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Global OverviewIntroductionMarket OverviewAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, International Benchmarking and Lessons LearnedIntroductionSwedenNorwayDenmarkIndiaCarbon Taxes - International ExamplesInternational Study - Lessons LearnedInternational Study – Selected Case Study – Lessons Learned – Qantas (Australia’s largest airliner)International Study – Selected Case Study – Continued Woolworths (largest supermarket–revenue)Analysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Local OverviewIntroductionLocal Market Overview (Snapshot)Market Overview - Local (continued) Tariffs (and Revenues) according to the December 2010 Discussion PaperEskom Client Companies Influenced by the Carbon Tax South African Mining Industry SnapshotSouth African Energy Industry SnapshotSouth African Transport Industry SnapshotSelected South African Industry CommentsSelected South African Industry Comments High Level SummaryLocal Market Overview: Selected Key Legislative DocumentsAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints - Total MarketIntroductionGeneral Market ChallengesDrivers and RestraintsDrivers - Impact and DurationDrivers ExplainedRestraints - Impact and DurationRestraints ExplainedIndian Drivers and RestraintsAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Forecasts and Trends - Total MarketIntroductionMarket Engineering MeasurementsAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Future Market Developments in South AfricaIntroductionFuture Market Developments in South AfricaAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Carbon Tax - Way Forward According to Department of TreasuryIntroductionCarbon Tax – Way Forward according to Department of TreasuryAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Re-investment of Carbon Tax Revenues Into the IndustryIntroductionReinvestment of Carbon Tax Revenues Into the IndustryAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, ConclusionsIntroductionConclusionsAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, Last WordIntroductionThe Last Word - Three Big PredictionsAnalysis of the Carbon Tax Market, AppendixIntroductionAppendix