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

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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