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World economy will go into recession with likely exception of India, China: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2020

The world economy will go into recession this year with a predicted loss of trillions of dollars of global income due to the coronavirus pandemic, spelling serious trouble for developing countries with the likely exception of India and China, according to a latest UN trade...

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Indian Solar Imports From China Down 40% In Three Years

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 24, 2020

India has witnessed a sharp fall in the value of solar cells and modules imported from China between April 2017 and March 2019, the government has revealed. The decline is the direct result of safeguard duties imposed by the Indian government in 2018. Minister of new and...

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India Imported Solar Equipment Worth $1.18 Bn From China Between April-December

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2020

India imported solar cells and modules worth USD 1,179.89 million from China in the first nine months — between April and December — of the current financial year (2019-20), union minister of new and renewable energy RK Singh has said. In FY17, FY18, and FY19 India’s solar...

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Coronavirus casts a shadow on solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

Power project developers in India, sourcing solar modules from China, plan to declare force majeure on meeting project completion deadlines because of supply disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak, multiple people aware of the development said. Chinese vendors have...

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Study finds shock rise in levels of potent greenhouse gas

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2020

Efforts to reduce levels of one potent greenhouse gas appear to be failing, according to a study. Scientists had expected to find a dramatic reduction in levels of the hydrofluorocarbon HFC-23 in the atmosphere after India and China, two of the main sources, reported in 2017...

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Govt may extend safeguard duty on Chinese solar power equipment

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2020

The government is planning to extend the safeguard duty imposed on imported solar power equipment from China, sources said. Domestic solar equipment manufacturers have met Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and suggested the duty be retained. This comes at a...

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India, China to set up High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue mechanism

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today concluded a two-day informal summit during which they discussed all aspects of the bilateral relationship and decided, among other steps, to establish a High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue mechanism to...

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MNRE issues advisory against procuring solar modules from Chinese company

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today issued an advisory against procuring solar photo voltaic (PV) modules from China’s CSUN Trading (Hong Kong) or CEEG (Shanghai) Solar...
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Imports of Chinese auto parts set to rise as government pushes for electric cars

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

India, the world’s third-largest automobile market, will rely more on China for components as the government pushes for electric vehicles. In the financial year 2018 alone, Chinese exports to...

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India overtook China in number of deaths due to pollution: Report

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2016

India had more people dying every day as a result of outdoor air pollution in 2015 than China – a first since 1990.

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