Tag: Commerce Department

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

The World is Very Dependent on China for its Solar Panels

July 13, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s time for an update on the trade of solar panels being imported into the United States. A lot has happened in the past few months, and Tuesday we got some more news related to this subject. But first, we […]


Wait, How Much Money Does China Spend on its Industrial Policy?

May 24, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Wall Street Journal ran an editorial this weekend dumping on everyone involved in the fight over the Commerce Department investigation of solar panel imports from four countries in Southeast Asia. The investigation is exploring an allegation that these imports […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

The Probe Into Solar Import Circumvention Hasn’t Been Stopped

May 17, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Last week we took a closer look at the freakout over a Commerce Department circumvention investigation into solar panel imports allegedly avoiding anti-dumping duties on goods made in China. We learned the leading voice in this freakout, the trade association […]

Process, Production

Commerce Department Investigation Into Solar Imports Must Move Forward — and Not Be Rushed

May 5, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

On Tuesday, I took a look at the ongoing Commerce Department investigation into solar panel imports. California-based solar manufacturer Auxin filed a complaint with the agency alleging that China is shipping its solar products through four Asian countries to avoid […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Let’s Check On What’s Happening in the Solar Industry 

May 2, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Back in March, the Commerce Department announced that it would investigate whether Chinese manufacturers were re-routing solar panels through four Asian countries in an attempt to avoid U.S. tariffs. The decision came after California solar panel maker Auxin Solar filed […]


Exclusive: U.S. finalizing rules to limit sensitive tech exports to China, others

December 17, 2019

Via: Reuters

The Commerce Department is putting the finishing touches on five rules covering products like quantum computing and 3-D printing technologies that were mandated by a 2018 law to keep sensitive technologies out of the hands of rival powers. Before drafting […]