XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar"; NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, today announced that the International Court of Arbitration stated that the wafer supply contract entered into in October 2008 between LDK Solar and the Italy-based Helios Technology S.p.A (Helios) is valid and effective throughout its duration and at terms and conditions related to quantities and prices set forth therein.
The International Court of Arbitration also stated that by virtue of the arbitration proceedings Helios shall pay to LDK Solar an amount of approximately $31 million. To this amount interest of 8% shall be added from the date of the award until the effective payment as well as costs for the arbitration proceedings and lawyers' fees.
"We are pleased with the results of the arbitration proceedings," stated Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO. "LDK Solar looks forward to having a final resolution on this matter."
About LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK)
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) is a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products and the world's largest producer of multicrystalline wafers. LDK Solar manufactures polysilicon, mono and multicrystalline ingots, wafers, modules, and engages in project development activities in selected segments of the PV market. Through its broad product offering of mono and multicrystalline solar wafers and modules, LDK Solar provides its customers with a full spectrum of solutions. LDK Solar's headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Xinyu City, Jiangxi Province in the People's Republic of China. LDK Solar's office in the United States is located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information about our company and products, please visit www.ldksolar.com.
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