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China Solar Inc. Trade Battles Intensify; State Bank to Boost Financial Support for Largest Players

September 26th, 2012 | by Andrew

News of new unfair trade actions against China and Chinese PV manufacturers announced in the EU, US, and India add to the embattled industry's woes, as well as international trade tensions and protectionism. Illegal subsidies petitions were filed in the EU; India's PV manufacturers are lobbying to bring a WTO case; and two protectionist bills were introduced in the US Senate.


China’s Largest Solar Power Farm Approved — To Be Built By GCL-Poly Energy, World’s Largest PV Polysilicon Producer

August 28th, 2012 | by Andrew

The world's largest producer of solar silicon is able to move forward with the construction of a ground and rooftop solar farm that's to be the largest in China. With a planned capacity of 330 MW, the Datong Shanxi solar farm demonstrates the government's strong determination to support China's increasingly troubled solar power industry.


Dumping Solar: Downstream U.S. Solar PV Businesses Join CASM, Case Against China’s Unfair Trade Practices

May 10th, 2012 | by Andrew

The membership of CASM, which has field unfair trade petitions against China, has grown to 202 U.S. solar PV businesses employing some 17,000. More than 85% aren'tt solar PV manufacturers-- they're actively providing a full range of solar PV products and services, from solar PV sales and installation and systems integration to product distribution, finance and legal services


China, Inc. Locked In on World Solar, Wind Manufacturing Domination

May 3rd, 2012 | by Andrew

China's new 12th Five-Year Plan clearly shows that rather than striving to comply with internationally agreed-upon trade rules, the Chinese government is intent on dominating solar PV and wind energy manufacturing globally. China's new plan will direct some $1.5 trillion into solar PV manufacturing export, with polysilicon, thin-film CIGS solar PV producers and equipment manufacturers now squarely in its sights


Dumping Solar: Study Sheds Light on Solar PV Trade Flows, US-China Manufacturing

February 12th, 2012 | by Andrew

Research and analysis of solar PV manufacturing costs and international trade flows shows that Chinese silicon solar PV manufacturers have only a slight cost advantage on their US counterparts, and that excludes transportation costs, the effect of inflation rate differentials and other factors. Furthermore, the extraordinary rise in Chinese exports of silicon solar PV cells and panels to the US could only be sustained with the support of massive government subsidies



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