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SC lifts stay on safeguard duty on solar imports

By : editor_2, Sep 11, 2018

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the government to implement safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules, setting aside an order of the Orissa High Court that stayed the imposition of...

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China says U.S. solar tariffs violate trade rules, lodges WTO complaint

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

China's commerce ministry said a U.S. decision to subsidise renewable energy firms and impose tariffs on imported products has seriously distorted the global market and harmed China's interests...

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Government unlikely to scrap customs duty on import of solar panels

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 27, 2017

The government appears to have turned down a plea by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to scrap import duty on solar panels imposed last year, according to the minutes of a meeting...

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Subject Tags: import duty , solar panels

New interpretation of customs rule for import of solar panels leaves solar developers stranded

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

A new interpretation of customs rules has jeopardised India’s solar energy projects, with officials demanding payment of import duties on crucial inputs that were previously always shipped in...

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