Commerce Preliminarily Finds Solar Panel Imports Violated Tariffs On China

December 2, 2022
The Commerce Department in a closely watched decision has preliminarily concluded that certain imports of solar panels originating in China have violated U.S. trade penalties, spurring warnings from the broader solar energy sector and its backers that the move will severely harm the industry and threaten the country’s climate goals. The department’s Dec. 1 preliminary determination finds some of the companies it was investigating circumvented antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) tariffs by moving Chinese-produced solar panel components to Cambodia,...

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