Critics have charged that the Commerce Department’s final ruling on the controversial tariffs on Chinese-made solar cells will raise tensions with China and contribute to a growing global trade fight.
“Commerce’s announcement will likely raise already-high tensions between the US and China over subsidies and trade in green goods,” said Scott Lincicome, White & Case international trade attorney and author of a new Cato Institute paper on the global subsidies, in an emailed statement.
“[W]e remain concerned about the growing global trade war, which will only hurt American solar industry jobs, growth and consumers,” Jigar Shah, president of Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy — which opposed the tariff — said in a statement.
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