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The Case for U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels

Usha Haley | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business
Usha Haley

With the U.S. Commerce Department's preliminary decision to impose 31-percent anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese photovoltaic solar panels, some commentators warned that this is the first shot in a job-killing trade war with China. Prediction of a trade war is largely a dangerous myth.

China's Latest Target in Its Trade War Against American Manufacturing: The U.S. Solar Industry

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
Leo Hindery, Jr.

It's past time for America to stop being a spectator to global trade abuses, with our hands bound by either our diplomatic sensitivities or corporate short-sightedness in valuing short-term profits over the long-term viability of our national economy.

Trade Rules Matter

Sen. Ron Wyden | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Sen. Ron Wyden

If China is violating trade rules to help its industries undercut the price of solar panels and other environmental goods, it changes the competition from a race to produce better products more efficiently to a competition to cheat better.