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Commerce to initiate Section 232 probe into imports of transformer inputs

May 4, 2020 at 5:27 PM
The Commerce Department will initiate an investigation into imports of key electrical transformer components, the agency announced on Monday, citing national security concerns. The investigation, which will be conducted under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, will cover “laminations for stacked cores for incorporation into transformers, stacked and wound cores for incorporation into transformers, electrical transformers, and transformer regulators,” Commerce said in a May 4 statement. As outlined in the statute , Commerce will have 270 days...

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