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Commerce Department To Undertake Anti-Circumvention Investigation Related to AD/CVD Orders on Photovoltaic Cells and Modules from China

The U.S. Commerce Department has decided to initiate an inquiry into whether solar products from China are circumventing existing anti-dumping/countervailing duties.

UK Parliament Debates Solar Farms, Touching on China Labor Issues

Last week, a UK parliament debate on large solar farms touched on the issue of solar panels made in China with forced labor.

U.S. Solar Industry Files Another Anti-Circumvention Request Related to AD/CVD Orders on Photovoltaic Cells and Modules from China

After an attempt to initiate an anti-circumvention inquiry related to anti-dumping/countervailing duty orders on Chinese photovoltaic cells and modules last year was rejected, a U.S. solar company last week began a new effort.

Biden Administration Extends But Limits Solar Product Tariffs

On Friday, the Biden administration decided to extend U.S. "safeguard" tariffs that the Trump administration had imposed on imports on certain solar products, most of which are imported from Chinese-owned producers in countries other than China (imports directly from China were already subject to various other tariffs).

Commerce Department Review of Solar CVD Follows Treasury's Conclusions on Chinese Currency Undervaluation

As we reported here and here, a Commerce Department administrative review of a U.S. countervailing duty order for imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells from China during 2019 examined a claim that Chinese currency undervaluation in this period constitutes a countervailable subsidy. In its recently issued Decision Memorandum for

Trade Policy Staff Committee Holds Hearing on Solar Safeguard Tariff Extension, China Imports Discussed

As we reported previously, several companies requested an extension of the U.S. safeguard tariffs on crystalline silicon photovoltaic products, which have a significant impact on Chinese imports and are set to expire on February 6, 2022. Today the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) held a virtual public hearing regarding

USITC Votes To Extend Solar Safeguard Tariffs; Final Decision Is Biden's

On November 24, the USITC determined that the U.S. safeguard measure on solar products that is currently in effect is still necessary to protect the domestic industry after it expires on February 6, 2022. As we described in two posts in August, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)
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