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Tag Archives: energy drinks

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain questioned on taxing energy and soft drinks

DUBAI: The European Union, Switzerland and the United States have complained at the World Trade Organisation about an excise tax imposed by several Gulf Arab states on carbonated and energy drinks, according to notes of a WTO meeting and diplomatic sources. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were …

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Selective tax preparation to be done within 1 month

KUWAIT CITY, April 8:  Sources from Ministry of Finance said they are expecting the preparation of the selective tax to be completed within one month. They stressed that the approval of the law will be based on the coordination and results of meetings between the government and the parliament in …

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Students warned about energy drinks

KUWAIT CITY. May 13: Therapeutic Nutrition Specialist Heba Ben Salama has warned secondary stage students from consuming energy drinks that they think could improve their memory and concentration. She said such drinks are dangerous because of the high caffeine content which is bad for the heart, kidneys and other internal …

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Taxes eyed on energy drinks, tobacco – ‘KD 50 fuel allowance to cost govt more’

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: A draft law stipulates imposing tax on certain goods including 100 percent tax on energy drinks and tobacco, in addition to 50 percent tax on fizzy drinks, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily obtained a copy of the draft law which also stipulates fine of KD 4,000 …

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