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India Requests WTO Consultations With U.S. Over State Renewable Energy Programs

September 12, 2016 at 5:02 PM
India has taken the first step toward dispute settlement at the World Trade Organization by requesting consultations with the U.S. over eight state-level renewable energy programs that allegedly have domestic content requirements and contain subsidies in violation of WTO rules. According to Geneva sources, India is specifically raising issues with renewable energy programs provided by the states of Washington, California, Montana, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Delaware and Minnesota. The programs provided by those states violate the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Investment...

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