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EU Launches WTO Investigation into Chinese Silicon PV Dumping Allegations

September 7th, 2012 | by Andrew

A European Commission decision to impose anti-dumping duties would pose significant problems for China's silicon PV manufacturers, which now find themselves reeling from debt loads, a precipitous decline in prices (largely of their own making), and slowing demand as a result of the ongoing EU debt crisis and slow economic growth.


Solar PV Trade Disputes Escalate as German Group Files Dumping Charges against China

July 25th, 2012 | by Andrew

Solar PV trade disputes between China and its main trading partners are escalating, as a group of German solar companies, led by SolarWorld AG, filed a WTO anti-dumping petition with the European Commission. The filing heightens tensions and divisions among industry participants, who have been put under increasing pressure as a result of a massive build-up in solar PV supply and manufacturing capacity, the bulk of which has come from China.



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