28 May 2013 17:48 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Europe’s solar industry trade group EU ProSun on Tuesday reiterated its call for stiff anti-dumping duties on solar and photovoltaic products imported from ?xml:namespace>
The group called for high duties, saying that “dumping of up to nearly 90% is taking place in
Earlier this week, Chinese premier Li Keqiang spoke out against duties during a visit to
German chancellor Angel Merkel and economics minister Philipp Roesler called on the EU and
However, EU ProSun president Milan Nitzschke said the EU should not to give in to
“Anti-dumping is illegal and the EU is obliged to defend itself by applying the international trade law with the aim to restore fair competition and a level playing field,” Nitzschke said.
“We support constructive discussion with
“According to the European law, the imposition of duties is a necessary condition to start any negotiations,” he said.
Nitzschke also pointed to the
According to EU ProSun, EU solar manufacturers since 2010 closed more than 60 factories because of dumped Chinese imports and
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