Germany appealed avoid China-EU trade war
China-US trade disputes, as well as the imposition of temporary tariffs and anti-dumping duties in a major feature of the photovoltaic industry in the past six months, the industry in the past six months and become an important issue. The prospect of a trade war between China and the EU in recent seems not very sure, because of the joint efforts between the Chinese and German government officials to avoid the signal of the China-EU trade war.
Last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on China visit: his support to seek a bilateral political solution to avoid the China-EU trade disputes. Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) officials also mentioned this problem in trade talks.
At the 15th meeting of the Joint Committee of the China-German economic cooperation was held last week, the Commerce Department said the Chinese government is very concerned that the EU anti-dumping measures on Chinese PV products. In German ProSun led at the end of July, the German solar manufacturer Solarworld unfair competition from Chinese solar manufacturers as initiated by the EU trade litigation.
Chinese Ministry of Commerce Gao Hucheng in Beijing China-German Economic Cooperation meeting, said: SolarWorld is a German company, Germany plays an important role in easing the situation. Gao said: punitive measures against Chinese products will damage Germany interests.It also pointed out that 45% of German exports to China are manufacturing equipment. International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA) criticized the trade complaint brought by the European companies.
High in the review, said: "The consultation and cooperation can solve the problem, the German position is very critical, because it is a German company initiated litigation.
German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Economic and Technological co-chaired the meeting of the Economic Cooperation between China and Germany. He also said: "consultation and dialogue to resolve the current PV trade dispute, the German government and the business community to support the concept of free trade, against the abuse of trade remedy measures.
He also said that the German government is willing to take action in order to achieve the bilateral trade volume between China and Germany in 2015 to reach $ 280 billion.
——More photovoltaic Highlights in solar panels uk Store.
Source from: http://www.solarpanelsukcost.co.uk/news/germany-appealed-avoid-china-eu-trade-war.html