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Trump Could Act Soon on Solar, But Easy Actions Risk Negative Reactions

Energy - Renewables 167 Malaysia 127 Tariffs 1771 U.S. 5260 Vietnam 345

The U.S. ITC has set September 22 for an initial decision on its “safeguarding” review of solar cell imports. While official recommendations aren’t due until November, President Trump could choose to act sooner. There are no simple solutions though. Imports already fell 58% in dollar terms in the three months to July 31 vs. a year earlier including a 48% drop in prices. Restrictions could push up the cost of solar power for consumers. Malaysia is the biggest exporter to the U.S. at 37% of the total – action against it could put the recently agreed aerospace deal at risk. Corporate reacti...

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