Tag Archives: Karel De Gucht

Leaks reveal EU efforts to close Chinese PV offshore loophole: Sets €0.56 per Watt minimum import price

More details of the EU trade deal have emerged including an attempt to stop Chinese manufacturers from circumventing the legislation by sending production capacity overseas. According to a document seen by PV Tech, Chinese firms will come under scrutiny by the European … Continue reading

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Solar panel dispute: EU reaches deal with China

The deal to resolve the biggest trade dispute between China and the European Union will avoid punitive tariffs from August on Chinese solar imports into Europe that were worth 21 billion euros ($27 billion) last year. BRUSSELS: The European Commission said on … Continue reading

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European Commission to impose 11.8% duties on Chinese manufacturers with an increase to 68% in August

In a press conference, European trade commissioner, Karel de Gucht, said duties would be phased in to allow for a negotiated solution. The European Commission has announced preliminary duties of 11.8% will be applied to Chinese solar manufacturers’ modules and … Continue reading

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EU votes against module Anti Dumping, and hopefully so will India

Eighteen EU member states vote against solar duties Countries who voted in support of the proposals include some of Europe’s largest solar players, most notably France, Italy and Spain. Image: Lightsource industry reaction to EU council vote on anti-dumping (04:20) … Continue reading

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