Examining The DOC's Tariffs On Chinese Solar Cells

Law360, New York (June 8, 2012, 12:36 PM EDT) -- On May 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determination in the anti-dumping (“AD”) investigation of Chinese-origin crystalline silicon photovoltaic (“PV”) cells, whether or not assembled into modules. Commerce has calculated preliminary AD tariffs of approximately 31 percent. This is in addition to the approximately 3-5 percent tariffs announced by Commerce on March 20, 2012, in its companion countervailing tariff (“CVD”) investigation.

As a result of these preliminary determinations, U.S. importers of Chinese-origin PV cells will now be required to post cash deposits...
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