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India Drops Proposal To Levy Anti-Dumping Duties on Solar PV Modules

Posted August 29, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Mridul Chadha – Clean Technica)

India may have avoided a major confrontation with the United States at the World Trade Organization (WTO) with its decision not to impose anti-dumping duties on imported solar photovoltaic modules.

The Indian Ministry of Finance has rejected the proposal by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to levy anti-dumping duties on imported solar PV modules, government sources have told Press Trust of India. This culminates long-standing demands by domestic solar PV modules manufacturers which claimed loss of business. Some of these manufacturers are under tremendous financial strain. Read more here.