The hottest photovoltaic war between China and Eur

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The EU China photovoltaic war also has a card. The EU is worried about being broken by each one.

although the European Commission finally decided to impose a temporary anti-dumping duty of 11.8% on Chinese photovoltaic products involved from June 6 to August 6, the EU is not monolithic, and even the voice of opposition is louder than the voice of support

Germany, Switzerland and other countries are end consumers of photovoltaic panels, and anti-dumping duties mean that the cost of their photovoltaic power stations has increased significantly, resulting in an increase in unemployment; The UK's photovoltaic industry is insignificant, and the sanctions are actually of little significance

France and Italy, which are troubled by the economic downturn, plan to take solar energy as a pillar industry to revitalize the economy, and the two countries have trade deficits of 20billion yuan and 10billion yuan respectively with China last year, thus becoming firm supporters

differences within the EU may bring opportunities to China

is there still a card in China EU photovoltaic trade war

it is reported that senior Chinese officials have held talks with government officials of some European countries to persuade them to oppose the imposition of tariffs on Chinese photovoltaic products

As early as last month, Premier Li Keqiang called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to oppose the imposition of punitive tariffs. After weighing, Merkel called on the European Commission to negotiate instead of imposing tariffs

in recent years, European Commission officials have become increasingly worried about China's arguably "separate negotiations". It can be predicted that the next two months will be the most critical and busy. The more China's relevant government departments contact EU countries, the more opportunities to avoid higher punitive tariffs

at present, EU Trade Commissioner de GUCH features temporary tariffs, which do not need to be approved by the governments of Member States. Temporary tariffs can be levied for 6 months. But by December this year, he will need the support of Member States to extend the time of tariff collection to five years. This means that de Gucht's tariff plan will face the embarrassing situation of being rejected by Member States

at present, the "moderate and moderate" counterattack of the Chinese government is just right for those countries such as France and Italy that firmly demand punishment for China's photovoltaic products

the sword of wine in EU countries is just the beginning. On June 5, China announced an anti-dumping investigation on wine from the European Union. The Ministry of Commerce believed that wine originating in the European Union had entered the Chinese market in unfair trade ways such as dumping and subsidies, which had an impact on the domestic wine driving system industry

China's choice of wine is extremely accurate, avoiding "accidental injury" while fighting back against France, Spain and Italy. The above three countries are major wine exporters. According to customs data, China's wine imports in 2012 reached US $2.6 billion, an increase of 8.9% over the previous year, of which more than two-thirds were imported from the European Union. Wine originating in France accounts for 40% of China's total wine imports

the three countries immediately felt the pressure. They hoped that the European Commission would hold a special summit of EU leaders on China's measures, but it was rejected by President Barroso. This time, China's relatively tough attitude is bearing fruit

China is not unable to impose sanctions on EU countries. In fact, what Europe fears most is China's sanctions in the fields of medicine, large aircraft and services. Compared with it, wine is like a witch to see a witch. For the Chinese government to postpone or withdraw its investment in European countries, the latter is not worth the loss. Of course, when and what cards the Chinese government will play will depend on the actions of the EU. Although the amount involved in the polysilicon anti-dumping case against the United States, South Korea and Europe cannot be compared with the EU's photovoltaic double anti dumping amount against China, the EU economy, which is deeply in the sovereign debt crisis, has a lot to ask for Chinese imports and Chinese investment

expanding domestic demand market is the fundamental solution

in addition to active external consultation and mediation, expanding the domestic photovoltaic market is a more effective way

different from 2009, when the photovoltaic industry started, China's dependence on foreign photovoltaic cells has decreased from more than 95% to about 70%. The successive introduction of domestic large-scale photovoltaic power stations, photovoltaic building integration and golden sun project policies has effectively cultivated the downstream market. The cost of power generation fell from 30000 yuan per kilowatt to 8000 yuan, and the cost of kilowatt hour electricity fell to less than 1 yuan

it is reported that in March 2013, the national development and Reform Commission issued a draft of the notice on improving the price policy of photovoltaic power generation, and the final policy will be launched at the end of the year. If the price can maintain a certain level of profitability, the domestic photovoltaic market will show a new round of rapid growth, and the photovoltaic industry is expected to change the situation of two ends abroad after wind power. However, it depends on the determination of senior leaders to support the photovoltaic industry

in fact, even with regard to the current domestic development, the EU finally reached a 47% punitive tariff sanctions, which may be too late for those European enterprises producing photovoltaic products

solarworld's loss increased by 58% in 2012 to 476million euros. Solarworld's market value exceeded 5billion euros in 2007 and has now shrunk to 82million euros. Solarworld's share price rose nearly 20% but fell 6.2% within two days after the news that the EU was preparing to impose tariffs on China's photovoltaic products. 3. Jinan trial fund was being tested. This means that the outside world is not optimistic about the revitalization of the company. In January this year, the company renewed negotiations on long-term debt of more than 1billion euros, and its difficulties are evident

moreover, it is uncertain whether the tariff increase will be effective. The anti-dumping investigation launched by the EU against Chinese photovoltaic products will not end until December, so the EU may still revoke the decision to impose tariffs

China's photovoltaic products currently account for 80% of the European market. Punitive tariffs will significantly increase the cost of new energy utilization in Europe, and other enterprises that rely on photovoltaic will also have a hard time

in any case, there is still a lot of time and space left for China to deal with. There is great hope to avoid the worst result, as long as China can play the right card at the right time. Zhonghua glass () Department

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