European Commission Imposes Duties on Chinese Solar Panels

Volume
17,
Number
20
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6 June 2013
6 June 2013
The European Commission confirmed on Tuesday that it would be imposing anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese-made solar panels, as well as their component wafers and cells. The provisional duties, however, have been temporarily scaled-back in order to allow some time for the two sides to seek...
6 June 2013
With just weeks before the WTO's annual summer break, "time is turning against us," Director-General Pascal Lamy warned members on Monday, referring to the pace of efforts to prepare a package of deliverables for the organisation's ministerial conference this December in Bali, Indonesia. Members...
6 June 2013
The world should aim to end extreme poverty by 2030, according to a report released last week by a UN panel tasked with advising on a post-2015 development framework. The report aims to advise on the direction of a global development agenda when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in two...
6 June 2013
The European Union announced last Thursday that it will implement major reforms aimed at putting a stop to decades of overfishing and rebuilding its dwindling stocks by 2020. The move is part of a once-in-a-decade reform of the bloc's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), a policy framework that manages...
6 June 2013
Negotiations aimed at expanding the coverage of the WTO's Information Technology Agreement - a plurilateral pact aimed at liberalising trade in information and communication technology products - are expected to be completed by mid-July, sources familiar with the talks confirmed to Bridges this...
6 June 2013
China Studying Prospect of Joining TPP Talks, Ministry Says China is analysing the advantages and disadvantages of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, according to a statement released last week by the country's Ministry of Commerce. The announcement comes just over a month after...
6 June 2013
Coming soon 6 June, multiple locations. AFTER THE POST-2015 HLP REPORT: RESPONSES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. The High-Level Panel, appointed by the UN Secretary General to advise him on the post-2015 agenda, reports on 30th May. This event, hosted by the Overseas Development Institute and held...
6 June 2013
BRUSSELS BRIEFING ON ENERGY: MAY 2013. Produced by viEUws (May 2013). This video covers the outcome of the 22 May Energy Summit, as well as topics such as the internal energy market , Chinese solar panels, unbundling rules, research, development, and innovation. The briefing, conducted by energy...