The Department of Commerce (DOC) recently ruled that China’s financial support to its solar manufacturers constitutes a violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. DOC imposed protective tariffs of 2 percent to 5 percent. A second decision, potentially imposing further and higher tariffs, is expected May 17.
Tariffs enforce WTO rules and protect U.S. solar manufacturers, but could also drive up solar costs or touch off a U.
BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Friday rejected a U.S. antidumping ruling against its makers of solar power equipment and Chinese manufacturers warned possible higher tariffs might hurt efforts to promote clean energy. The conf... Read Post
(GENEVA) — The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that China unfairly limited exports of nine raw materials to protect domestic manufacturers. A WTO appeals body rejected China’s appeal of an earlier ruling in July that concluded... Read Post
After the Commerce Department announced tariffs of more than 31 percent against solar panel manufacturers in China for dumping their products on our shores, the debate over the costs of the move for U.S. industries and the fight aga... Read Post