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Chinese solar imports to be exempted from BCD if PPA signed earlier

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

Chinese imports for public solar power projects will be exempted from the basic customs duty if the power purchase agreements were signed before the implementation of the duty, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said on Tuesday. The decision is subject to the...

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Energy firms cry foul over hike in customs duty on solar equipment

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 3, 2020

Solar power developers in India are crying foul over the government’s move to raise tariffs on imports of green energy equipment such as solar cells and modules in the budget. The step is aimed at driving local manufacturing of such equipment and discouraging low-quality...

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MNRE recommends imposition of basic customs duty on imported solar cells and modules

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has recommended to its commerce and finance counterparts to impose basic customs duty on the imports of solar cells and modules mainly from China. "We have recommended to the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Finance that the...

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Solar duty fails domestic producers as demand languishes

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2019

India’s bid to protect its solar-equipment makers by imposing a safeguard duty on cheap, Chinese imports has failed, according to domestic manufacturers, who are campaigning for tougher measures...

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EU set to end Chinese solar panel import controls in September

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

The European Union will scrap import controls on solar panels and cells from China in September, rejecting a request from EU producers who argue that the bloc will be opening its doors to a...

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Taiwan follows South Korea into WTO complaint over new US solar duties

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

The Taiwan government has decided to lodge an official complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the latest import duties imposed on solar cells and modules imported into the US. ...

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