import duties

March 1, 2021
Details of India’s proposed basic customs duty (BCD) on imported solar modules and cells are expected to be announced this week, according to a report in BusinessLine.
February 10, 2020
US cannot defeat China’s ‘state capitalism’ through import barriers alone, top official Jason E. Kearns says after US probe shows domestic cell makers are declining despite Trump’s protectionism.
July 17, 2019
Trump administration in fresh solar trade setback as appellate body maintains country failed to prove Beijing was subsidising specific firms before import duties were adopted.
June 4, 2019
Latest trade challenge will hurt Indian solar exports but local content mandates could offer major sales opportunities within India, manufacturer and analyst tell PV Tech.
August 1, 2018
Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD and CEO of Indian module manufacturer Vikram Solar, discusses how China's solar policy overhaul impacts India's PV market, how India's domestic manufacturing industry should be supported, and what needs to change in the recent Safeguard Duty announcement.
January 29, 2018
The US government has confirmed which countries shall be exempted from the newly-announced 30% import tariffs on solar cells and modules.
January 23, 2018
The Trump administration's 30% tariff on imports of solar cells and modules will result in modules cost increases of 9-10¢/W in year one, reducing to 3-4¢/W in year four, according to separate analyses by GTM Research and Deutsche Bank.
January 12, 2018
Why the rationale of the government on solar cell and module imports is 'flawed'.
December 18, 2017
The case put forward for why local manufacturers need to become a critical part of India's 100GW by 2022 solar target.
July 24, 2017
UPDATED: India has officially started an investigation into the import of solar cells and modules from China, Taiwan and Malaysia.

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