SolarWorld Set to Take China Trade Fight to Europe
Reports that SolarWorld had formally brought its solar trade fight against China to Europe elicited a fresh round of scorn from critics within the industry this week, but the company said it had not in fact filed a complaint. Yet.
“We have always said that we will ask the European Union to take urgent action against unfair competition from Chinese solar manufacturers,” SolarWorld AG said in a statement emailed to media late Tuesday. “We can confirm that SolarWorld is working together with leading European manufacturers to urge the European Commission to act. We will not reveal any specific dates, however the European industry initiative will communicate its intentions in the coming days.”
SolarWorld’s U.S. unit has already convinced American trade authorities that the Chinese are cheating on