China announced an anti-dumping probe of European exports of polysilicon used in making solar panels.
01 November 2012:
Times Live Online:
Beijing’s latest probe follows the EU’s launch of an investigation in September into whether Beijing was improperly subsidizing exports of solar panels. The Ministry of Commerce announcement gave no indication when a verdict might be issued.
China and its trading partners pledged after the 2008 global crisis to avoid taking action that would hamper trade but have launched a series of anti-subsidy investigations and imposed punitive tariffs on some goods. Read more…