trade dispute

January 8, 2021
Canada has requested consultations with the US on the latter’s “unwarranted” tariffs on imports of crystalline silicon PV cells.
November 8, 2019
Low-cost perovskite, cadmium telluride cells, PV field factories and grid integration of solar-plus-storage among research schemes bagging US$128m DoE funds after import barriers were tightened.
July 24, 2019
Beijing uses WTO meeting to slam tariffs Washington DC set last January for crystalline silicon PV imports, potentially paving way for fresh formal trade dispute.
June 28, 2019
WTO panel finds US state-level tax incentives discriminated Indian products, delivering blow to Washington as Trump and Modi trade words at G20 talks.
June 27, 2019
Huawei has confirmed that it is paring back its operations in the US solar market, but will continue to sell via distributors.
June 11, 2019
Strong deployment figures have been posted for the US’ energy storage market in both residential and non-residential segments in the past quarter, amid warnings that an escalating trade war with China could dampen some of that enthusiasm if tariffs are applied.
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.
May 2, 2019
Japan has called on India to immediately review its safeguard duty on imported solar cells to ensure that products that have different characteristics from solar cells are excluded from the measure.
November 6, 2018
Trade delegations from India and Taiwan have failed to reach an agreement in a dispute regarding India’s safeguard duty on solar cell and module imports from developed countries as well as China and Malaysia, according to a World Trade Organisation (WTO) filing dated 2 November.
September 24, 2018
The MIP is no longer with us but some European manufacturers did manage to outlive it. Happily, a culture of innovation and a political will to support the sector could breathe new life into it.

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