LONGi, JinkoSolar power imports despite safeguards — Panjiva

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LONGi, JinkoSolar power imports despite safeguards

China 2970 Cons. Discr. - Durables 513 Energy - Renewables 182 European Union 825 Malaysia 144 South Korea 577 Tariffs 1793 Thailand 132 Vietnam 373

The U.S. International Trade Commission is starting a review of solar panel safeguard duties under Section 201. This a scheduled review as part of the safeguard duty process every five years. U.S. import data shows that the safeguards have not been particularly effective in decreasing imports, as imports of solar panels increased by 45.9% in the 12 months to June 30 when compared to calendar year 2017. Companies likely pushed manufacturing into lower cost areas rather than reshore activities as imports from Thailand and Vietnam have increased to 15.9% and 31.7% of total imports over the ...

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