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Indian solar panel makers demand anti-dumping duty against China

This is the third attempt by the Indian panel makers to approach DGAD for anti-dumping duty

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Shreya Jai New Delhi

In a fresh attempt to bar Chinese solar panel makers from flooding the Indian market at an ultra-low price, the domestic companies approached the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping (DGAD), requesting an imposition of a duty on importers.

The application has been filed against China, Malaysia and Taiwan. The domestic industry via the Indian Solar Manufacturer’s Association (ISMA) pleaded that as the imports led to considerable damage to the indigenous sector; a retrospective duty should be imposed.

Business Standard recently reported that among other measures, anti-dumping is one of the attempts to filter out low-quality solar

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First Published: Jun 07 2017 | 1:03 AM IST

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