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Biden directs two-year pause on duties from pending solar trade probes

June 6, 2022 at 3:51 PM
President Biden on Monday invoked emergency powers to provide the Commerce secretary with the authority to create a 24-month safe harbor from tariffs that could arise from the agency’s controversial probes into solar imports from Southeast Asia. According to a White House statement , the president is “using his powers to create a 24-month bridge for certain solar imports while reinforcing the integrity of our trade laws and processes.” In particular, Biden is providing that solar panels and cells from...

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