Solar Panel Tariff Creates New Uncertainty

Law360, New York (January 29, 2018, 12:22 PM EST) -- The announcement of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on Jan. 22, 2018, that the Trump administration is granting relief for the domestic solar panels and modules industry under section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974, confirmed the fears of many consumers that substantial additional duties would be imposed on those products. USTR announced that the relief would come in the form of a tariff increase for cells and modules of 30 percent in the first year, decreasing to 25 percent in year 2, 20 percent in year 3 and 15 percent in year 4.

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