DGTR to Conduct Hearing on Safeguard Duty for Solar Cell Imports

The DGTR has called an oral hearing on July 3, 2020, to take forward the ongoing probe on the continued imposition of safeguard duty on solar cell imports. The investigation arm of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has called all concerned parties for an oral hearing on […]

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Govt Proposes Tariff, Non-Tariff Barriers to Restrict Imports in Power Sector

The government is proposing tariff and non-tariff barriers to restrict imports in the power sector, to reduce large scale presence of overseas equipment The government is proposing various tariff and non-tariff barriers to restrict imports in the sensitive and strategically important power sector where there is a large scale presence of overseas equipment, particularly from […]

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Solar Exports Jump 223% in Third Quarter of 2018

Indian exports increased massively from the previous quarter growing 223% from Rs 1.24 billion in Q2 to Rs 4.01 billion in Q3. Indian solar market saw a significant rise in solar imports in the third quarter of calendar year 2018, data from Commerce Department has shown. In Q3 CY 2018, solar modules and cells worth […]

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Bangladesh Mulls Importing Solar Power from India

Some areas in India have the advantage of solar power generation with their different time zoning with which Bangladesh local timing has a big difference. Moderating a seminar on “New Technologies: Innovations in Power and Energy” at the International Convention City Bashundhara in Dhaka Energy Adviser to Bangladesh’s Prime Minister, Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury mentioned the government […]

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WTO: India Takes Stand against EU, Japan’s Opposition on Safeguard Duty

India’s preliminary safeguard on imported solar cells drew criticisms from the EU and Japan, which criticized the conduct of the investigation and the initial findings. Despite criticism from the European Union and Japan, India told to the World Trade Organization (WTO) committee that it had followed global trade rules while imposing safeguard duty on imported solar cells. On April 23, […]

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