Showing research about Malaysia


Reduced by WRO, Top Glove imports face competition

Top Glove, a maker of rubber gloves, was freed from a withhold release order issued in July 2020, alleging forced labor in Malaysian manufacturing. Imports of gloves, of which 70.8% in 2020 came from Malaysia, had fallen by 75.7% year over year by Q2 and 85.2% year over year in July and August... Read more →


LONGi, JinkoSolar power imports despite safeguards

The U.S. International Trade Commission is starting a review of solar panel safeguard duties under Section 201. This a scheduled review as part of the safeguard duty process every five years. U.S. import data shows that the safeguards have not been particularly effective in decreasing imports,... Read more →


iRobot sweeps through congestion, pivots to Malaysia

Cleaning equipment maker iRobot reported revenue growth of 30.6% year over year in Q2’21, supported by a 152.7% surge in U.S. seaborne imports linked to the firm. That growth has come at the expense of “increasing costs for ocean transportation, sourcing materials on the open market, increased... Read more →

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