Excise Tax on Sweetened Beverage

Event: Tax Policy for Domestic Resource Mobilization

Excise Tax on Sweetened Beverage

21 February 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Government of the Philippines, Government of the Philippines - Other materials by the author

View Slides

The excise tax on sweetened beverage is a health tax in the Philippines that helps address diabetes and obesity given the high incidence of obesity and fast-growing incidence of diabetes. It is part of a package of the tax reform program for more inclusive growth and a healthy Philippines.

Geographical Focus: 
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


The views expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) or its Board of Governors or the governments they represent. ADB does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility for any consequence of their use. By making any designation of or reference to a particular territory or geographic area, or by using the term “country” in this document, ADB does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.