US-India Solar Trade Dispute
The case is structured to achieve the following teaching objectives:
- Analyze whether the WTO’s ruling against India for violating global trade rules undermined the country’s efforts toward promoting the use of clean energy.
- Evaluate how India could resist adopting protectionist measures such as DCR, which were inconsistent with international obligations since DCR skewed competition.
|ABOUT THE NATIONAL SOLAR MISSION|
|DID INDIA FLOUT THE NORMS?|
|INDIA DEFENDS ITS STANCE|
|THE WTO RULING|
World Trade Organization (WTO), Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Trade-Related Investment Measures, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Domestic country requirements (DCR),Solar power program, Global trade,Renewable energy, International Trade,GATT, TRIMs,International Obligations, Protectionist Policies, Domestic Manufacturers, Imports, Discrimination in Trade, Apellate Body, Make in India