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US Deepens China Solar Tariff Probe With Scrutiny of 8 Firms

  • Longi, Trina, Jinko receive questionnaires from Commerce
  • Companies required to submit material source information
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The US Commerce Department is deepening its probe into whether solar power companies are circumventing import tariffs, singling out some of the industry’s giants for increased scrutiny.

The agency identified eight manufacturers, including industry leaders Longi Green Energy Technology Co., Trina Solar Co. and Jinko Solar Co., for mandatory questionnaires to plumb for more information on whether they are skirting US tariffs on China-made solar products by assembling them in Southeast Asia.