Commerce Finds China Illegally Subsidized Solar Panels, Imposes Tariffs | Talking Points Memo

The U.S. Department of Commerce has found that the Chinese government illegally subsdized the country’s solar exports to the U.S., sources close to the case tell TPM. The Commerce Department will now immediately move to impose import duties on Chinese companies. TPM has learned that the import duties will be 3.59 percent for most Chinese companies, but that two, Trina and Suntech, were singled out for 4.73 percent and 2.9 percent duties respectively.

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