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EU Financial-Transaction Tax Is on Table for All 27 EU Nations

January 23, 2012

Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The European Union financial- transactions tax being discussed is for all 27 member states, European Commission spokeswoman Emer Traynor told reporters in Brussels today.

“Our figures show that there would be a very small impact” of the financial-transactions tax on growth and the economy, she said.

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