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Weighing Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels

The New York Times

The Commerce Department is scheduled to decide in a month whether Chinese solar panels should be subject to an import tariff, after fielding a complaint from domestic manufacturers that the Chinese are illegally subsidizing their solar export market. The department has not said how it will rule.

But on Monday it issued a finding stating that the domestic manufacturers were facing "critical circumstances," which means that if it does decide to favor imposing duties, they could, in theory, be retroactive to 90 days before its decision.

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