China Solar Industry
September 19, 2022
How Will Tokyo’s Solar Panel Mandate Handle Allegations of Forced Labor in China?
By Daisuke Akimoto
Tokyo’s metropolitan government is requiring new construction to use solar panels, but the industry’s reliance on parts from Xinjiang poses a thorny moral dilemma.
June 30, 2018
How China Can Make the Most of Its Solar Energy Boom
By Samuel Corwin
China's solar industry has made great strides, but national priorities continue to be undermined by local realities.
February 07, 2018
China’s Solar Power Dominance and Trump’s Trade Tariffs
By Samuel Corwin
What are the consequences of the Trump administration’s tariffs on foreign-made solar cells?
March 10, 2014
The Chaori Corporate Bond Default and Financial Stability
By Sara Hsu
The Chaori default may improve risk signaling, but broader reforms are still needed.
March 07, 2014
It’s Official: China’s Chaori Defaulted
By Zachary Keck
The first default in China’s onshore debt market has finally occurred. Now what?
July 30, 2013
China’s Solar Industry Wins Reprieve
A partial settlement with the EU trade spat avoids catastrophe. But the industry still faces severe problems.
May 07, 2013
Will the EU Kill China's Solar Industry?
Massive punitive tariffs on Chinese solar panels from the EU could be coming.
April 18, 2013
Stormy Days for China's Solar Industry
Problems at LDK Solar point once again to the growing financial difficulties in China’s solar industry.
March 19, 2013
On the Brink? China's Solar Industry Debt Drama
Suntech, Chaori and LDK Solar— are all struggling to meet their debt obligations. Is a default coming?
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