Trade Protectionism in the Global Solar Market

by Benjamin Attia

Given the threat of another U.S. solar trade dispute with China instigated by Georgia-based manufacturer Suniva, GTM Research surveyed the landscape of trade protectionism in the global solar market, studying actions in two broad categories: import duties and domestic (or local) content requirements.

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Benjamin Attia Analyst, Solar

Benjamin Attia is an Analyst with GTM Research’s Global Demand team, providing data analysis and forecasts, market research, and bespoke strategy consulting and advisory to key stakeholders in on-grid and off-grid solar markets in emerging economies in Southeast Asia, India, and Sub-Saharan Africa. He holds a Master of Energy & Environmental Policy and a B.S. in Economics and Energy & Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware.

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