Position Paper - ERCST's rationale for the submission to the Public Consultation for the Border Carbon Adjustment Mechanism under the European Green Deal

Date: 28 October 2020

Author(s): Andrei Marcu, Dariusz Dybka and Alexandra Maratou


This position paper accompanied ERCST's response to the European Commission's public consultation for the Border Carbon Adjustment Mechanism under the European Green Deal. This paper presents the rationale behind ERCST’s submission.

ERCST’s response to the Public Consultation builds on the work that it has carried out previously on the topic of Border Carbon Adjustments, and a long- term interest and examination of issues related to addressing carbon leakage and competitiveness.