Spain PM plans new energy tax scheme, asset sales
MADRID, July 11 |
MADRID, July 11 (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Wednesday he was planning a new tax scheme for the energy sector that will force companies and consumers to share the burden of a more than 25 billion euro ($31 billion) utility tariff deficit.
Rajoy also said he may privatise airport, railway and port assets in a speech to parliament outlining a package of deep cuts to address the public deficit.
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