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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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Govt forms team to certify facilities of solar power equipment makers

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

India has set up a team to certify all solar power generation equipment makers who want to do business in the world’s largest green energy market. The move aims to boost domestic manufacturing and protect its domestic companies from cheap and sub-standard imports....

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Budget 2019: Industry expectations in the solar power sector

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2019

The Indian solar energy sector has mixed expectations from the upcoming union budget. While a majority of industry stakeholders anticipate tax reduction, better rate of interest, subsidies for...

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Taiwan takes India to WTO’s safeguard committee on solar duty

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2018

Taiwan has sought consultations with India under the WTO’s safeguard agreement against New Delhi’s decision to impose import duty on solar cells, the global trade body said.

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SC lifts stay on safeguard duty on solar imports

By : Sustainability ..., 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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EU set to end Chinese solar panel import controls in September

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

The European Union will scrap import controls on solar panels and cells from China in September, rejecting a request from EU producers who argue that the bloc will be opening its doors to a...

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Finance ministry defers safeguard duty on solar cells in view of court order

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2018

The finance ministry today said that safeguard duty will not be insisted upon on import of solar cells for the "time being" in deference to interim directions passed by the High Court of Orissa...

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Madras High Court allows solar import release without paying safeguard duty

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2018

In a new twist to the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules from July 30, the Madras High Court permitted Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure to get its consignment of...

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