31 May '15, 6am

EU ProSun welcomes anti-circumvention investigation against solar PV imports from Taiwan and Malaysia

The European Commission on May, 29th , 2015 announced the opening of an investigation against solar photovoltaic (PV) imports from Taiwan and Malaysia. These imports are suspected to partly originate from China, and therefore subject to duties against dumping and illegal subsidies. All imported solar cells and modules from Taiwan and Malaysia imported into the EU will now be registered, so that circumvented imports will incur duties of about 50 per cent, reports the European industrial initiative EU ProSun. EU ProSun welcomes the European Commission decision. EU ProSun President Nitzschke:”Circumvention is customs fraud and must be stopped” "Chinese solar manufacturers circumvent the EU's anti-dumping measures by first exporting to third countries like Malaysia and Taiwan before they are imported into the EU, thereby falsifying their genuine origin,” comments Milan Nitzsch...

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