France demands emergency EU summit over China's wine tax threat

Paris worried by Beijing threat of retaliatory levies on wine imported from Europe after Brussels raised tariffs on Chinese solar panels.

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One day after the European Commission levied heavy tariffs, reaching 48pc in August, on subsidised solar panels made in China, the Far Eastern country announced it is considering a tit-for-tat move to levy a similar “anti-dumping” duty on wines made in EU, reports The Daily Telegraph.