trade dispute

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.
September 20, 2018
The fresh tariffs placed on Chinese solar inverters are unlikely to create major procurement challenges or have serious implications for those manufacturing in China.
September 18, 2018
The European Commission’s decision to end the minimum import price (MIP) on solar imports from China sends the wrong message about Europe’s future support of the battery storage industry, according to a key figure at French power giant, Total.
September 13, 2018
Taiwan has taken up India’s safeguard duty on solar cell and module imports at the World Trade organisation (WTO) by requesting consultations, according to a filing dated 11 September.
August 30, 2018
Malaysia has requested consultations with India over its 25% safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules from developed countries, China and Malaysia, in a World Trade Organisation (WTO) filing dated 30 August.
August 29, 2018
The US has accepted China’s requests for consultations on its 30% import tariffs on solar cells and modules as well as its renewable energy subsidies.
August 15, 2018
China has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US’ 30% safeguard tariffs on solar imports as well as its renewable energy subsidies, claiming that they distort the global PV market – a move which comes as part of wider trade battle between the two global powers.

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