WASHINGTON, D.C. - A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel ruled in favor of the United States today in the U.S. challenge to India's "localization" rules discriminating against imported solar cells and modules under India's National Solar Mission. Following is a statement from Dan Whitten, vice president of communications for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in response to this decision:
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