The Wall Street Journal: EU Extends Trade Protections Against China Solar Products

12/07/2015

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Dec 5, 2015 | Source: The Wall Street Journal

The European Commission announced a move Saturday that will extend trade protections aimed at helping European solar power manufacturers compete against cheaper Chinese products.

The trade protections, put in place in 2013, were originally due to expire Monday, but by announcing a review of its existing antisubsidy and antidumping measures, the commission will ensure they remain in place through the end of the investigation, commission officials said.

EU ProSun, an association of solar power equipment manufacturers, says such commission reviews typically take up to 15 months, which would mean the measures will likely stay in place through the end of next year.

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