The solar-module trade war is growing hotter, with new salvos fired by both sides.
Net tariff on some cells and modules may total nearly 255 percent.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced preliminary countervailing tariffs to correct for more than $30 billion in subsidies provided by the Chinese government for silicon modules and cells made in China. But the tariffs are far lower than American solar module makers asked for, between 2.9 and 4.73 percent. Members of the Coalition for American [...]
The Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing (CASM) last week released a report estimating that the U.S. solar industry ran a $1.6 billion trade deficit with China for calendar year 2011, compared to a trade surplus for 2010 somewhere between $250 million and $540 million. The release said, in part, “This new data, drawn from official [...]
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