Xinjiang, home to China’s predominantly Muslim Uygur population, is responsible for as much as 45 per cent of the global production of polysilicon, a key ingredient in the manufacturing of solar panels. Photo: AFP
Xinjiang, home to China’s predominantly Muslim Uygur population, is responsible for as much as 45 per cent of the global production of polysilicon, a key ingredient in the manufacturing of solar panels. Photo: AFP
China trade

China urges ‘hardest-hit’ solar firms to fight against US, India trade restrictions

  • The US House of Representatives passed legislation that would ban goods coming from the Xinjiang region
  • India earlier this year announced a 40 per cent levy on imports of solar modules to cut dependence on foreign supplies

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Xinjiang, home to China’s predominantly Muslim Uygur population, is responsible for as much as 45 per cent of the global production of polysilicon, a key ingredient in the manufacturing of solar panels. Photo: AFP
Xinjiang, home to China’s predominantly Muslim Uygur population, is responsible for as much as 45 per cent of the global production of polysilicon, a key ingredient in the manufacturing of solar panels. Photo: AFP
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