The Commerce Ministry’s investigation arm DGAD said it is terminating its anti-dumping probe on imports of solar cells from China, Taiwan and Malaysia.
The Directorate General of Anti Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has officially terminated its investigation into charges of dumping of solar equipment in India by companies in China, Malaysia and Taiwan.
Indian solar energy industry remains divided even as the government has moved closer to a decision on whether or not to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China, Malaysia and Taipei.
The government has initiated an anti-dumping probe on imports of straight length bars and rods of alloy steel from China following complaints from the domestic industry.
In what signifies a major pick-up in solar capacity addition pace in India, projects worth 4,765 MW were commissioned in the first six months of 2017,compared to 4,313 MW that was added in the whole year of 2016, according to an industry report.
Anti-dumping authorities have recommended action against key Chinese components for windmills, and are considering a similar petition for solar equipment, delivering another blow to the flood of cheap imports from Beijing and potentially arresting the steep fall in renewable energy tariffs.
Domestic Solar Manufacturers Hopeful Of Relief From DGAD Investigation In Chinese Solar Dumping Case
The domestic solar manufacturers lobby says it is hopeful of relief on the issue of dumping of Chinese solar panels as a result of the investigation
The Directorate General of Anti-Dumping (DGAD) has again started a probe to ascertain if dumping of solar panel imports from China, Malaysia and Taiwan is hurting the domestic industry.
A petition filed by the Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA) calling on India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping (DGAD) to introduce anti-dumping (AD) tariffs on solar imports from China, Taiwan and Malaysia comes at a critical time for the country’s solar industry, says Mercom Capital Group.