On March 21, Economic Information Daily reported that the Chinese Ministry of Finance, the State Administration of Taxation, and the Budget Committee of the National People’s Congress are currently evaluating a revision to include highly polluting products in China’s consumption tax. “High risk” items that could qualify include detergents, disposable dishes and utensils, fertilizers, lead-acid batteries, ozone-depleting substances, pesticides, plastic bags, and products with either excessive packaging or high concentrations of heavy metals.