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EU, China, others ask to join consultations between U.S., Korea, over 201 restrictions

June 11, 2018 at 4:16 PM
Citing “substantial trade interests,” the European Union, China, Malaysia and Thailand have asked to take part in World Trade Organization dispute settlement consultations between Seoul and Washington over U.S. Section 201 measures imposed earlier this year. In February, the U.S. imposed a 30 percent tariff on all foreign crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules in 2018 – with tariffs reducing by 5 percent over a four-year period – and issued an exemption for the first 2.5 gigawatts of imported solar...

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