China and EU reach agreement on prices solar panels




The European Commission has announced that it has closed on the price of cheap imported solar panels from Chinese manufacturers. Agreement with China For example, a trade war between the two trading blocs have been prevented.

European Commissioner Karel de Gucht has to know that and negotiated an agreement with China on the issue around cheap solar panels. The agreement to pay the Chinese exporters of solar panels use a minimum of 56 cents per watt. This would cover 7GW of PV equipment, while an estimated installed. Of solar panels in the EU annually for 15GW If the quota of 7GW is exceeded, then the EU will apply a tax of 47 percent. The agreement would run until 2015 and supports. More than 90 percent of Chinese exporters

The European Commission threatened recently to impose if too would come to the ‘dumping’ of solar panels by Chinese manufacturers in the European market. import levies an end to almost 50 percent A temporary tax of 11.8 percent was applicable, while from August 6 a significantly higher tax of 47.6 percent as a stick was held behind the door. China threatened in turn with import duties on include the chemical toluïde.

By now to conclude an agreement with China is a trade war for the time being, as suggested de Gucht. EU ProSun, a trade association of European solar manufacturers, the agreement calls weak and suggests that Chinese manufacturers continue ‘dumping’. By The organization also says it will step because to challenge the deal. To the European Court in Luxembourg

Another European trade association, Afase called, is also dissatisfied but also argue that makes EU policy in this field solar power too expensive. The current tax of 11.8 percent would like panels have become a negative impact on the sector within the EU. Much more expensive


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