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Solar petitioners: Lobbying effort to unmask led by group with China ties

October 18, 2021 at 6:47 PM
A group of U.S. solar manufacturers asking the Commerce Department to investigate companies they allege are evading longstanding trade remedies against China say an industry group representing Chinese entities has mounted a “high-pressure campaign” to unmask their identities -- efforts they say could lead to retaliation from China and risk putting the domestic solar industry “out of business for good.” An industry group calling itself the American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention (or “A-SMACC”) in August petitioned Commerce to launch...

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