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May 2019 | Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker

Australia introduces antidumping tariff on Chinese origin solar imports: Asian and Middle Eastern Market Analysis - Extrusions

In early May, the Australian government gave approval to an antidumping ruling applicable on imports of Chinese origin aluminium extrusions intended for use in the mounting of solar panels.

Demand from Chinese solar sector to see near term boost?

The introduction of a lower feed-in tariff subsidy on new solar power plants – which is due to take effect on July 1st – is understood to been giving the sector a near term boost as projects are rushed through before the subsidy downgrade. Extruders supplying the sector have reported a pick-up in orders with short term delivery time frames. According to China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) reported that...


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