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India Preparing Arguments Against USA’s WTO Solar Case: Government

Posted August 14, 2014

Under International Trade Issues

(Economic Times)

India is preparing arguments in consultation with stakeholders to present its case in the WTO against a complaint filed by the US over the use of domestic content under the national solar mission, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

The U.S. has dragged India into the WTO on the issue of the domestic content requirement condition on procurement of solar cells and modules under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) Programme.

On the request of the U.S., the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body is in the process of composition of a panel in consultation with both the parties. Read more here.