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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...Read more..
Subject Tags: import duties , solar energy
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: budget 2020 , import duties , solar imports , solar manufacturing
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: import duties , Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) , solar cells , solar manufacturing , solar modules
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: import duties , India , ISMA , manufacturing capabilities , renewable , safeguard duties , solar energy
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: European Union , import controls , import duties , solar imports , solar policy , Solar Tariffs
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. ...Read more..
Subject Tags: import duties , international news , solar cells , solar modules , WTO