Steep duties imposed by the Department of Commerce criticized by both CASE and SEIA, but SolarWorld applauds decision to 'level the domestic playing field'.
Industry experts and leading U.S. solar companies do not expect any immediate or seismic fallout following the announcement that the WTO has upheld parts of China's counter-claim.
The World Trade Organization ruled on Monday that U.S. tariffs imposed on Chinese solar panels broke international trade rules.
The Indian solar industry was broadly positive after India's new government outlined its spending plans. Tax measures to boost manufacturing could hint at a pending imposition of AD duties on imports.
Trade representatives of 14 governments, including Costa Rica, the U.S., the EU, Australia, Japan and China are working to make environmental goods cheaper and more accessible to people around the globe.
Spot prices for thin film modules rise 5.2% in a month as ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China depresses prices for polysilicon panels.
The company has requested that U.S. authorities investigate the effects of the alleged cyber-hacking and interception of thousands of its emails containing secret financial, production, R&D and trade litigation details.
The newly-constituted CPIA will pursue a 'free and fair trade environment for Chinese PV'. The head of Trina Solar has been elected to lead the organization for five years.
The country's solar manufacturing association says domestic producers and non dumping exporters can more than meet the demand for solar in India. Power minister Piyush Goyal this week said the imposition of AD duties on imports...
Pro-tariff solar manufacturer SolarWorld says China should be the subject of a case at the WTO for violating international trade secret agreements. The U.S. subsidiary of the German manufacturer was allegedly hacked by members of...
As new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pursues the PV fast lane, the country's power ministry calls upon the Ministry of Finance to reverse its decision to impose dumping duties on US and Asian suppliers.
Chinese premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to Athens coincided with trade agreements that could be worth up to $8.8bn for Greece's beleaguered economy. Investments in Piraeus port and the Greek railway network could be followed...
Two American developers have reportedly signed supply deals with non-Chinese manufacturers, just two weeks after CVD decision. A report has predicted a price rise of 14% for Chinese modules in the States.
Anti-dumping tariffs would range from $0.11 to $0.81 per watt on PV imports and double the price of solar energy to $0.20 a kilowatt hour, according to the Solar Power Developers' Association.
Looking at the possible impact of new U.S. import tariffs on PV modules from China, market research group TrendForce says Mexico could offer Chinese manufacturers a North American pipeline hub.
The Chinese PV manufacturer says the Commerce Department decision "will have a negative impact on the solar industry and will ultimately end up hurting U.S. customers and U.S. solar jobs the most."
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