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Chinese trade violations alleged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • October 24 2011

SolarWorld Industries America led six other companies in forming the Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing October 19, and at the same time filed petitions with the Commerce Department and the U.S. International Trade Commission claiming that China is illegally dumping solar energy products into the U.S. market and receiving massive subsidies from their government that violate World Trade Organization rules and put all other companies around the world at a competitive disadvantage


China trade preliminary decision postponed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • March 4 2012

The Department of Commerce announced last week that it will extend for the third time the due date for its preliminary determination in its investigation into whether to impose duties to offset the impacts of any illegal Chinese subsidies


Wind companies file trade complaint
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA, Vietnam
  • January 8 2012

Four wind companies that manufacture steel filed a trade complaint with the Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission last week against China and Vietnam, contending that the two nations are providing unfair subsidies that hurt the domestic industry


Chinese VP visit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • February 19 2012

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping February 14 to discuss a wide range of issues the two countries share


Critical circumstances determination
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • February 5 2012

Raising the possibility of retroactive duties January 30, the Department of Commerce preliminarily made a critical circumstances determination in the countervailing duty investigation on solar cells from China


NREL solar comparison
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • February 12 2012

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory published a presentation February 7 finding that Chinese solar producers hold no significant cost advantage over the United States counterparts when trans-oceanic shipping costs are factored into the equation


Chinese tariffs on US cars
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • December 18 2011

The Chinese government increased trade tensions with the U.S. government December 14 by unexpectedly imposing antidumping and antisubsidy tariffs on imports of sport utility vehicles and midsize and large cars from the United States


China’s GHG reductions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • December 4 2011

The Institute of Global Low-Carbon Economy, the University of International Business and Economics, and the Social Sciences Academic Press published a report November 28 that concluded that China reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 1.5 billion tons between 2006 and 2010, the most of any country over the four-year period


Chinese trade investigation urged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • December 4 2011

A group of 59 representatives and senators sent a letter to President Obama December 2 asking him to take all available measures to quickly investigate allegations of unfair trade practices by China concerning clean energy products and to take swift and appropriate action based on those findings


Sun Edison files China comments with International Trade Commission
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • December 4 2011

Sun Edison filed comments with the International Trade Commission arguing that the imposition of duties will see increased input prices for their products and drive down demand for solar in the United States