• October 13, 2020
  • WTO

The Swedish Energy Agency’s regulations on the obligation to provide consumers with environmental information on fuel


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Title of document
The Swedish Energy Agency’s regulations on the obligation to provide consumers with environmental information on fuel (STEMFS 2020:xx) (7 page(s), in English)

Description
Suppliers of liquid and gaseous fuels must inform consumers regarding the fuels greehouse gas emissions, feedstock of bio content and origin of bio feedstock. This will be presented at fuel station and on suppliers website.

Notifying member: Sweden

NotificationG/TBT/N/SWE/137

Objective tag
Consumer information, labelling; Protection of the environment

Objective
The information to consumers about how the environmental and climate impact of different fuels and fuel products varies is currently limited and is based on voluntary initiatives from fuel suppliers, e.g. through various labels and marketing. By giving consumers increased knowledge and the opportunity to compare the environmental and climate impact of different fuels in a uniform way, they are allowed to make choices that might lead to increased use of fuels with a lower climate impact.

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Agency responsible
Statens Energimyndighet Box 310 631 04 Eskilstuna SWEDEN [email protected] http://www.energimyndigheten.se/

Timing:

  • Submission: 13/10/2020
  • Reception: 13/10/2020
  • Distribution: 13/10/2020
  • Final date for comments: 12/12/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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