EU: China solar tariffs 'justified' panel
The European Commission has announced it is imposing temporary anti-dumping levies on Chinese solar panel imports.
It comes despite opposition from Germany and other European Union members, and amid fears it could spark a trade war.
Announcing the decision, EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht said it was an "emergency measure to give life-saving oxygen to a business sector is Europe that is suffering badly".
"Our response is balanced, legal and justified", he added.