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Contents
Background ................................................................................................................................................... 4
Recent Solar PV Market Development ......................................................................................................... 6
Overheated Solar PV Market: The reason behind ‘unfair’ prices? ........................................................... 7
Stakeholder Analysis ..................................................................................................................................... 8
Solar Industry Value Chain ........................................................................................................................ 8
Stakeholders ........................................................................................................................................... 10
Litigation, Conflicts and Results .................................................................................................................. 13
First Petition ............................................................................................................................................ 13
Appeals after the First Petition ............................................................................................................... 14
Retaliation against US Basic Material Manufacturers ............................................................................ 15
China’s Request to WTO ......................................................................................................................... 15
Relevant Laws, Chinese Complaints and WTO verdict on the Issue DS437 ............................................ 16
Evaluating the Scenario............................................................................................................................... 17
US solar market ....................................................................................................................................... 18
US Government....................................................................................................................................... 19
Solar Jobs ................................................................................................................................................ 21
Maintaining R&D Advantage to fight Climate Change............................................................................ 22
Winners and Losers from the Case ......................................................................................................... 23
Inferences from Evaluation ..................................................................................................................... 26
Future Actions ............................................................................................................................................. 26
Fabless-Foundry Model of Global Semiconductor Industry ................................................................... 26
Policy To-dos ........................................................................................................................................... 28
Conclusion ................................................................................................................................................... 28

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