Lawmakers Push USTR To Resolve China Solar Trade Row

Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- A pair of Republican Congressmen on Tuesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative to work toward a settlement of an ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China involving solar energy products, saying the spat has threatened jobs in their home districts.

Reps. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., sent a joint letter to USTR Michael Froman, expressing concern over the impacts of a recent decision by China's Ministry of Commerce to impose preliminary tariffs on solar-grade polysilicon from the U.S. The lawmakers said REC Silicon,...
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