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India Rejects U.S. Solar Claim at WTO, Explores New Defense

Posted January 10, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Tom Miles – Reuters)

Last month the United States triggered a new round of litigation at the WTO, arguing that India had failed to abide by a ruling that it had illegally discriminated against foreign suppliers of solar cells and modules.

In a statement published by the WTO on Monday, India said it had changed its rules to conform with the ruling and that a U.S. claim for punitive trade sanctions was groundless.

“India underscores that the United States’ request is not a valid request,” the Indian statement said. Click here to read more.

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