29 Feb '12, 4pm

Silicon, Solar Power & Manufacturing: China Continues to Play By Its Own Rules, Threatening All Comers: Filed un...

Graphic courtesy Washington Post Much has been talked and written about competition when it comes to manufacturing and international trade in solar photovoltaic (PV) products and technology in the wake of CASM’s filing of dumping and countervailing duty petitions with the Dept. of Commerce and International Trade Commission. Talking about the competitiveness, or lack thereof, of manufacturing solar PV in the US isn’t anywhere near central to the real issue, however. This becomes apparent when examining the vastly different, fundamental nature and structure of the Chinese and US economies. Talking about relative competitiveness of manufacturing in China versus the US is valid enough in theory, but, in fact, the US and China are playing completely different ball games, or more accurately, playing the same ball game according to wildly different rules. Nowhere can this fundam...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/29/silicon-solar-power-m...

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