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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.


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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