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Thread: Facepalm alert ! EC puts special tax on Chinese solar panels

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    Default Facepalm alert ! EC puts special tax on Chinese solar panels

    You could not make this stuff up:

    EC announces Chinese solar panels tariffs - RTÉ News

    Yet as we well know state subsidies for green issues is prevalent across the Western World. ..

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    Same story as the garlic,

    It's just protectionism on behalf of the French and German solar panel farmers,

    And who has to pay,

    Yep, it's you again EU subjects,

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyberianpan View Post
    You could not make this stuff up:

    EC announces Chinese solar panels tariffs - RTÉ News

    Yet as we well know state subsidies for green issues is prevalent across the Western World. ..

    cYp
    Actually the Chinese are dumping them into the EU market at below cost to manufacture in China, so as to kill competition from Europe.
    Last edited by Nemesiscorporation; 4th June 2013 at 08:01 PM.

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    Feck 'em, we burn oil and gas for power. Who needs their stinking solar panels?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nemesiscorporation View Post
    Actually the Chinese are dumping them into the EU market at below cost to manufacture in China, so as to kill competition from Europe.
    If the Chinese make them better and sell them cheaper then whats the problem?
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    I know a Spanish lad with a factory in China who makes them.

    He wont be happy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by myksav View Post
    Feck 'em, we burn oil and gas for power. Who needs their stinking solar panels?
    Two days sun and its nothin but threads about solar panels.

    Ps the eu is doomed. Ireland should concentrate its planning for independent money making ventures agriculture and marine /tourism /renewable energy /ocean resources / r and d/education
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    Quote Originally Posted by Telemachus View Post
    I know a Spanish lad with a factory in China who makes them.

    He wont be happy.
    Can you get us a good price? Cash?
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    The common market it was once called.

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