China’s embattled solar industry received a semi-reprieve last week when the EU-China solar trade spat reached a partial settlement. Whilst the deal agreed will provide some relief for China’s photo-voltaic (PV) cell makers, there is still room for European competitors to challenge the ruling, and it must be approved by the EU Commission later this week. What’s more, the EU is also considering separate duties on Chinese solar panels to counter alleged subsidies received by Chinese producers. READ MORE