20 July 2012 16:40 [Source: ICIS news]
“We are looking to see whether anti-dumping procedures against
However, Altmaier also said that
Many German engineering firms supply machinery and equipment to
At the same time, he conceded that
“If we can manage to have solar cells and panels used in African countries, where there is a lot of sun, without subsidies and at low costs, that would revolutionise energy supplies, and we would help those countries to finally overcome their power poverty,” Altmaier said.
“You have to look at the global situation,” he added.
Also, a final decision on anti-dumping duties would be made on the EU-level, and not by the German government acting on its own, he said.
In May, Germany-based polysilicon firm Wacker warned the EU not to impose duties on solar modules from
In related industry news, Dow Corning warned on Friday that an escalating trade dispute between
The company was reacting to an announcement that
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