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EU Officially Imposes Tariffs on Solar Imports from China

EU Officially Imposes Tariffs on Solar Imports from China

The European Commission’s plans to impose heavy duties on solar technology imports from China will proceed despite staunch opposition from the majority of EU member states, including Germany. Precise details concerning the duties will be released today and are expected to come into force tomorrow, June 6th 2013. However, in attempt to foster continued dialogue […]

EU-China Solar Industry Trade Dispute

EU-China Solar Industry Trade Dispute

Last year, German solar panel manufacturer SolarWorld AG filed a complaint with the European Commission against their Chinese competitors. This came after the company’s US subsidiary, SolarWorld Industries Americas, launched two similar petitions in the United States. These were submitted on behalf of the Coalition of American Solar Manufacturers, an alliance of seven companies which […]