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EU Launches a New Anti-dumping Investigation Into the import of Chinese

add time::2013-2-28 10:56:25 source:JING HONG KAI

Foreign media reported that EU had launched a new anti-dumping investigation into the import of Chinese solar-glass  product since the end of December last year.EU expressed that there is not direct relation between this investigation previous trade disputes about solar panel in Sino-EU.

Radia France Internationale reported on 9th, January, Danie Rosario, an European Commission spokesman, had confirmed the news of the anti-dumping investigation, which is aimed at the underpriced solar glass imported from China.Les Echos noted that this investigation at the request of EUProSun was launched on 19th, December.Besides, UlrichFrei, the chairman of EUProSun, said to AFP on 8th, the price of solar glass from China was low to “ridiculous”. Even if high import tariff was added, the export price was still lower than its manufacturing cost.

UlrichFrei emphasized that the anti-dumping investigation was aimed at rescuing the employment of PV industry  . By the statistics, the PV enterprises in Europe have a total assets of €210 million furnish employment to more than 1500 hs.

Daniel Rosario stressed, “The new investigation is not directly related to the disputes of solar panel.Besides, it referred to different products at different times.”

The disputes about solar panel once led to trade wars between China EU.However,the two sides signed a reconciliation agreement about price commitment in July,2013.In addition, for Chinese imports that violate the agreement,EU has imposed an extra tax on them. It is also regarded as a means of anti-dumping anti-subsidy.

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