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Trump hits solar, washer imports in Section 201 decisions

January 22, 2018 at 7:02 PM
President Trump has chosen to apply tariff-rate quotas on imports of large residential washers -- except those from Canada -- as well as to levy tariffs on imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced on Monday. The decision marks the first use of the Section 201 tool -- outlined in the Trade Act of 1974 -- since 2001. The much-anticipated verdicts followed the U.S. International Trade Commission's findings that imports of...

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