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February 19, 2020
Exemption on customs duty for cells and modules in India widely expected to be lifted later in the year but there are still legal barriers to overcome, says Bridge to India.
December 17, 2019
José Rojo continues PV Tech’s end-of-year review with a look back at Q3 2019 highlights, from solar trade spats to Portugal’s head-turning tender, Tesla’s court woes and a solar-plus-storage bonanza.
August 19, 2019
Recent WTO meeting marks deepening of row with major Asian nations over US state-level PV incentives and safeguard measures including duty rates and trade quotas.
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.
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 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.
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 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.

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