27 Apr '15, 3am

SNEC 2015: EPIA wants end to EU trade barriers with China

EPIA wants to see an end to the current barriers on Chinese solar imports into the EU. EPIA's policy marks a change in stance for the organisation, which had previously remained neutral on the matter. European PV trade association EPIA said that it would support free trade and the end of current trade barriers on imported Chinese solar modules, the first time the trade association has set a strategy position on the ongoing trade conflict that has impacted the PV industry. EPIA head, Oliver Schaefer announced the new stance in his speech at the opening of the plenary session of SNEC 2015, being held in Shanghai, China this week. Schaefer acknowledged that the former stance of EPIA had been to sit on the fence over the trade conflict, which had marginalised its ability to be a major stakeholder in the conflict that led to a minimum import price (MIP) agreement for Chinese mo...

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