Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

US blows hard at Chinese wind power subsidies

December 23, 2010
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by Fran Smith  

"Well, the U.S. has taken it one step further — it has gone to the World Trade Organization for 'consultations' about China’s green energy subsidies, specifically for wind power manufacturing. As a result of investigations triggered by a United Steelworkers’ complaint, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced on December 22, 2010, that the U.S. is requesting consultations with China under the WTO’s dispute settlement provisions." (12/23/10)  

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Chinese president to visit US

December 22, 2010
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"Chinese President Hu Jintao will make a state visit to the White House on January 19, including a state dinner that night, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced Wednesday. It will be the third state visit that President Barack Obama has hosted since taking office in January 2009. It reciprocates Obama's state visit to China in November 2009, according to the statement from Gibbs." (12/22/10)  

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