South Africa: Implications of proposed “sugar tax” for producers, consumers

South Africa: Proposed “sugar tax”

Given concerns about the increasing obesity rates in South Africa and an announcement in the 2016 budget speech of a proposed “sugar tax” in South Africa, some may question whether a tax on sugar is an effective way to change consumer behaviour.

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A “sugar tax” would have implications for producers and consumers.

 

Read a May 2016 report [PDF 3.12 MB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in South Africa

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