News on China

News on suppliers, market trends and technology innovations in polysilicon and wafer production is selected, assessed and written for you by Bernreuter Research.

Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) of China, press conference on February 9, 2017

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The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has extended the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on imports of solar-grade polysilicon from the European Union by 18 months. However, Wacker Chemie remains exempted from the duties.

Rectifying tower at Jiangsu Zhongneng’s polysilicon plant in Xuzhou, Jiangsu

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has announced that it will build a new polysilicon plant with a total capacity of 60,000 metric tons in Xinjiang in northwestern China.

Logo of SunEdison

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has announced that all conditions for acquiring SunEdison’s Solar Material Business have been met. Closing of the acquisition is expected on March 31, 2017.