Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Should Safeguard Duty Expiry in July be Replaced with Fresh Tariffs on Solar Imports from China and Malaysia?

Safeguard duty, which was implemented by the government in July 2018 with an aim to protect the domestic solar manufacturing, is going to be wrapped up in July this year. In-line with this, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has already initiated a review investigation for considering continuance of safeguard duty on solar cells […]

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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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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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DGTR to Hold Public Hearing on Safeguard Duty Investigation on June 26

The directorate is mandated to investigate the existence of serious injury or threat of serious injury to the domestic industry as a consequence of increased import of an article into India. India is targeting up to 100 gigawatts (GW) solar capacity by 2022. Under the Commerce Ministry, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) will hold […]

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