Tagged: WTO

US tells WTO it is considering tariffs on solar panels

The United States has notified the World Trade Organization that it is considering imposing emergency tariffs on imported solar cells. The tariffs would apply only to crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not they...

WTO’s shadow on India’s solar industry

The latest World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling against Indian protection to its solar power industry calls for a policy response. The question is — how India can successfully overcome the double standards of the...

Solar issue at WTO: India, US complete consultations

India and the US have completed consultations under WTO on American charges of discrimination against its products by New Delhi’s national solar mission. “Both the sides have completed the consultations. Now the ball is in the...

Solar energy, not war

Instead of becoming the messenger of the new co-operative world, solar energy is getting embroiled in battles. Last week Europe finally imposed stiff anti-dumping duties on solar panels imported from China. The Chinese have,...

Green groups urge U.S. to back off Indian solar trade case

U.S. environmental groups are pressing President Barack Obama’s administration to back off a World Trade Organization case against India they say threatens the ability of the world’s second most populous country to cut greenhouse...

We have done nothing wrong: MNRE

Reacting to the news of the US government challenging India in the World Trade Organisation over the ‘domestic content requirement’ under the National Solar Mission, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has said...