Polaris solar Reuters: over more than 400 European companies from the EU Member States on Wednesday a letter to European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, since 2012, called for an end to the implementation of the double tax on the Chinese solar module of the trade measures.
Oppose the trade measure of a number of surprise. EU Member States all industry-related businesses–including iron and steel, chemicals, engineering, developers, installers, power sales companies have joint signatures in protest.
SolarPower European Chairman of WACKER chemicals sales, marketing and applications Engineering Vice President Christian Westermeier said: “these measures are devastating for European manufacturers, resulting in lost thousands of jobs in manufacturing.” He also added that the removal of trade measures will stimulate the entire solar value chain of manufacturing growth, restore the European employment situation.
Industry stakeholders also expressed, this tariff trade measures have been implemented for a long time, the only disadvantage of the European solar industry.
SolarPower Europe said, this is the biggest trade dispute between the EU and China, seriously affecting the possibility of achieving climate goals in Europe.
The EU Commission is currently trade tariffs on imports from China Solar term review, this review is expected to be completed by March 2017.
Original title: European Photovoltaic industry could not stand against the EU’s “double reverse”