Anti-dumping Duty

November 4, 2016

Solarworld Merrily Destroys Cash for Shareholders as it Continues Slide down to Another Bankruptcy

Solarworld headed towards Bankruptcy Solarworld the German firm which used to be one of the largest solar panel producers in 2008 has become a shadow of […]
September 13, 2013

US Think Tank that Subsidies not a source for Chinese Solar Competitiveness

Subsidies and Low Labor cost not the reason for Chinese Solar Competitiveness NREL and MIT don’t think that low wage costs and generous subsidies are driving […]
August 9, 2013

Much Ado about Nothing – European Solar Panel Makes to keep Dying like Flies

The Chinese and Europeans have come to a deal regarding export of solar panels made in China to Europe. Under the deal, China will be allowed to […]
August 1, 2013

China pulls out all stops to revive the Loss making Solar Panel Makers

The Chinese try to revive its zombie companies The Chinese solar stocks cannot stop increasing in value as the government pulls out all stops in trying […]
July 30, 2013

Has Europe buckled under Chinese Pressure?

The Chinese have captured the global solar panel manufacturing industry by investing billions of dollars in building almost 40-50 GW of capacity even when the global […]
July 12, 2013

India finally to impose Anti-Dumping duties against US, China, Taiwan and Malaysia

India to impose Anti-dumping duties soon The Chinese and other Asian players like Malaysia and Taiwan have continued to supply their solar cells and modules all […]
July 11, 2013

China proposes to limit Solar Panel export to 10 GW annually in order to avoid EU's fury

China limits the Solar Panel export to Europe The EU-China solar spat is the most talked about trade war in the history of solar industry. Europe […]
June 28, 2013

Will Silevo's US Solar Plant change the outsourcing trend in Solar Panels

New Solar Panel Plants in US Small US solar panel maker Silevo Inc. plans to build a solar panel making factory in the US as it looks […]
June 7, 2013

More than Hundreds of thousands of jobs at stake, following EU's Solar Duties against China

Following my morning story of 11.8% anti dumping duty imposition on China by the EU, it is feared that there will be massive job losses in […]
June 7, 2013

11.8% provisional duty on Chinese produce, temporary relief for Chinese Solar Panel Manufacturers

The Eu-China Trade War We have been writing continuously about the global solar trade wars, covering all the countries involved. Europe started the biggest anti dumping case against China. […]
May 29, 2013

Europe and China play $27 billion Solar poker game

47% Duty to be imposed by EC Europe and China are playing a high stake poker game with stake value of $27 billion as the European […]
April 30, 2013

Solarworld on the brink of collapse, looks to Sell itself

Solarworld to Sell itself Solarworld is on the brink of collapse and is looking to sell itself. I have remained quite critical of Solarworld’s prospects in […]
April 25, 2013

Solar Panel Prices increase by 4% due to surging Asian Demand but is it sustainable

Solar Price Rise – Fact or Fiction The solar module prices, which were crashing continuously have shown a hike for the first time in the biggest […]
April 22, 2013

ISMA fears that Chinese Solar Panel flood could hit India after European Duties

Indian solar industry has been lobbying to get anti-dumping duties imposed on solar panel imports for a very long time. The global solar industry downturn has […]
March 11, 2013

Solarworld – How long can it survive?

Solarworld Solarworld, which is one of the largest European solar companies surviving the current downturn, is in a bad shape. The company faces a large debt […]
March 6, 2013

China Refrains from firing the first shot in the Solar War against Europe

China has been bristling against the hostility in solar trade from major partners such as US and Europe. The dominance of the Chinese solar panel industry […]
November 21, 2012

How American Solar Duties on China are boomeranging on US Solar Panel Manufacturing

Solar Duties and its effect on Solar Panel Manufacturing The US recently imposed CVD and AD duties on imports of Chinese made solar cells on a […]
November 7, 2012

All Bark no Bite – China launches another Solar Dumping probe this time against Europe

China has launched another probe into dumping of solar products, this time against Europe. Note China had earlier started investigation of dumping of solar raw material […]
October 31, 2012

Why China’s State Grid attempt at Supporting Domestic Solar Industry will Fail

China’s Solar Industry which accounts for more than 60% of the global solar shipments is in deep trouble. The industry expanded far more rapidly than demand […]
October 29, 2012

Biggest US Solar Industry Problem is not China but Bureaucrats, Paperwork and Utilities

Red Tape in US Solar Industry The US Solar Industry has been hogging the news due to the solar panel trade battle with China where Anti […]
October 17, 2012

3 Ways how the Chinese Government intends to support the Solar Industry as Huge Solar Job Losses raise fears of Social Turmoil

The Chinese Solar Industry is facing multiple problems over the last couple of years. Problems of Chinese Solar Industry 1) Massive global oversupply as large number […]
October 12, 2012

Who Lost and Who Won on Revised US duties on China made Solar Cells – Also Read responses by Trina, Suntech and Yingli

Revised US Duties The US Government has got a complicated way of imposing duties on imported products considered to be receiving unfair subsidies and/or being dumped […]
October 1, 2012

Renesola Solar Panel Review

Renesola was established in 2005 and is a leading global photovoltaic manufacturer. The company has its own R&D team and advanced production equipment. Renesola is a […]
September 26, 2012

Chinese Government on Diplomatic Overdrive as Anti Dumping Duties on Solar Exports Threatens Thousands of Solar Jobs

India has become the latest country to contemplate anti dumping duties on imports of Chinese solar panels which have all but wiped out the country’s solar […]
September 14, 2012

US Solar Companies Continue to Die as Solar Panel Prices keep Plummeting despite Trade Measures against China

US Solar Panel Industry The massive global oversupply of solar panels has led to solar panel prices plummeting to new depths. This has already led to […]
September 11, 2012

Europe Initiates History’s Biggest Anti-dumping Case Against Chinese Solar Panel Imports of 21 Billion Euros

Europe-China Anti Dumping Trade War Initiates The worst fears of the Chinese solar panel producers have come true with Europe starting the history’s biggest anti dumping […]
August 6, 2012

Why Solarworld CEO Frank Asbeck Will Never Receive a Salary Again

Solarworld Solarworld CEO Frank Asbeck has announced that he will stop taking his salary of half a million euros till his company returns to profitability again. […]
July 31, 2012

Why Yingli, Trina, Suntech Have become Desperate as Global Solar Panel War Intensifies

The biggest Chinese solar panel producers like Sunech, Trina ,Yingli and Canadian Solar have come out strongly against the recent filing of a complaint of dumping […]
July 24, 2012

Global Solar World War truly on, with Chinese going after US Solar Companies, while Germany to probe Chinese Solar Panel Dumping

China-US Solar War The Global Solar World War is truly on now, with the Chinese Government starting investigation on the imports of solar polysilicon from Korean […]