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DGTR Recommends Imposition of Anti-Dumping Duty on Textured Tempered Glass from Malaysia

The DGTR has recommended levy of anti-dumping duty of $114.58 (Rs 8,161) /metric ton for a period of five years. The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has issued its final findings for the anti-dumping duty investigation concerning the import of textured tempered coated and uncoated glass from Malaysia. The DGTR has recommended levy of […]

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Orissa HC Hearing on ‘Solar Safeguard Duty Case’ on Sept’ 19

The new hearing date manifestly shows that the safeguard duty is yet to be implemented on the solar imports from China and Malaysia. Nearing the safeguard duty verdict, Orissa High Court has set September 19th, 2018 as the next date for the hearing of ‘Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports Case’. Coming as a historic wrestle […]

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India Imposes 25% Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports

Finance ministry has imposed a safeguard duty of 25 percent on the imports from July 30, 2018 to July 29, 2019 and a gradually reduced rate of 20 percent from July 30, 2019 to January 29, 2020 and 15 percent from January 30, 2020 to July 29, 2020. Keeping in view the interests of the […]

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Orissa HC Issues Stay Order on Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports until August 20

The move came after the Directorate General of Trade Restrictions (DGTR) had recommended, last week, that safeguard duty on solar imports from China and Malaysia should be imposed for 2 years in a phased manner i.e. 25 percent for the first year, 20 percent for the first six months of the second year, and 15 […]

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SPDA Eyes Full Exemption from Safeguard Duty on Solar Equipment

Such safeguard duty on solar equipment could also kill thousands of job created from the down-stream activities of solar power generation including the manufacturing sector. The Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA) has sought complete exemption of safeguard duty on solar equipment for ongoing project. It believes that such a move can jeopardise investments worth Rs 1 […]

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Industry Splits on DGTR’s Proposed Imposition of Safeguard Duty

Safeguard duty is bound to ensure an even playing field for both domestic and imported products, says Sunil Rathi. The solar industry has divided into two parts after the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended, recently, imposition of safeguard duty for two years on imports of solar cell from China and Malaysia. It […]

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DGTR Recommends Safeguard Duty of 25% on Solar Panel Imports for First Year

The Directorate General of Trade Restrictions (DGTR) has recommended imposing a safeguard duty on solar panels and modules imported from China and Malaysia for two years – 25% for the first year, 20% for the next six months and 15% in the last phase, citing injury to domestic industry. This follows seven months of intense […]

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ISMA Demands 95% Safeguard Duty on Solar Cells Import

Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA), during a public hearing called by the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), has demanded imposition of 95 percent safeguard duty on imported solar cells and modules, aiming to protect the domestic players from cheap inbound shipments. During hearing, the directorate heard different sections of solar energy sector on safeguard […]

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Safeguard Duty on Solar Equipment Likely to Hit India’s 100 GW Goal by 2022

The solar developers opined that it would directly affect 25 GW volume under various stages of implementation and hit out thousands of jobs in the segment. Implementation of proposed safeguard duty may hit the country’s most ambitious target of installing 100 GW capacity by 2022, believes Indian solar power developers. The solar developers opined that it would […]

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