ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
Business trends

Solar panel makers brush off US tariffs and head to emerging markets

Industry leaders say the Trump administration's move will backfire on America

Demand for solar panels is rapidly growing in emerging nations like China.

TOKYO -- Solar panel makers are looking beyond the U.S. to emerging markets, where demand for renewable energy is soaring, following American President Donald Trump's decision to impose safeguard tariffs early this year.

China's JinkoSolar Holding, the world's largest panel maker with a roughly 10% share of the global market, views the U.S. as just one of the places where it sells, Vice President Qian Jing told Nikkei.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more