Agricultural tax revenue rises

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 21 February, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 21 February, 1998, 12:00am

The mainland collected 39.66 billion yuan (about HK$36.90 billion) in agricultural taxes in 1997, up 7.46 per cent from the previous year, the People's Daily said yesterday. Tax revenues from the use of arable land rose a year-on-year 5.5 per cent to 3.17 billion yuan in 1997, the newspaper said.