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September 19, 2014

The Oregonian:
Tide Has Turned on China in Solar Trade Battle by Brion Wickstrom (Op-Ed)

September 18, 2014

PV-Tech:
SolarWorld Backs Proposed Industrial Espionage Laws in U.S. by John Parnell

September 16, 2014

E&E TV:
SolarWorld Counsel Tim Brightbill on E&E TV

September 1, 2014

The New York Times:
Solar Company Seeks Stiff U.S. Tariffs to Deter Chinese Spying

August 25, 2014

Renewable Energy World:
What's Next in the SolarWorld-China Game of High Stakes Poker?

August 14, 2014

Slate:
Partly Sunny by Daniel Gross

July 30, 2014

Forbes:
Six Reasons Solar Needs To Stop Whining About Chinese Tariffs

July 25, 2014

National Geographic:
U.S.-China Solar Fight Lurches Forward

July 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal:
Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S.

July 25, 2014

UPDATE 2-U.S. sets anti-dumping duties on solar imports from China, Taiwan:
U.S.-China solar trade dispute: Short-term profit vs. long-term viability

July 24, 2014

The Hill:
U.S.-China solar trade dispute: Short-term profit vs. long-term viability

July 15, 2014

Wiley Rein:
SolarWorld Statement on World Trade Organization Panel Ruling on July 14 on U.S. Countervailing Duties Investigations

July 1, 2014

Reuters:
SolarWorld seeks probe into claims of Chinese cyber-spying

July 1, 2014

Foreign Policy:
EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Manufacturer Wants Commerce Department to Penalize China for Cyberattack

June 25, 2014

The United States Senete - Video:
Trade Enforcement: Using Trade Rules to Level the Playing Field for U.S. Companies and Workers

June 23, 2014

The Buffalo News:
As LED industry evolves, China elbows ahead

June 6, 2014

Forbes:
SolarWorld's Trade Dispute Continues To Haunt China

June 3, 2014

The New York Times:
U.S. Imposes Steep Tariffs on Importers of Chinese Solar Panels

June 3, 2014

The Oregonian:
SolarWorld wins another round in solar panel trade dispute with China

June 3, 2014

Reuters:
U.S. sets new import duties on Chinese solar products

May 27, 2014

PV Tech:
LDK Solar receives $321 million state-backed loan

May 20, 2014

The New York Times:
For U.S. Companies That Challenge China, the Risk of Digital Reprisal

May 19, 2014

Reuters:
U.S. accuses China of cyber spying on American companies

May 19, 2014

Bloomberg:
Standing Up to China's Hackers (editorial)

February 14, 2014

SolarWorld AG:
SolarWorld commends trade vote as important step in favor of U.S. solar manufacturing

January 13, 2014

Greentech Media:
How the New US-China Trade Case Could Change the American Solar Market

December 31, 2013

SolarWorld Americas:
One year after winning trade ruling, SolarWorld works to finish job of restoring U.S. competition

December 23, 2013

SolarWorld Americas:
SolarWorld commends White House, Defense for bolstering rule on U.S. military's solar purchases

November 15, 2013

Seeking Alpha:
Suntech Shines Spotlight On State Ties

October 30, 2013

The Washington Post:
Suntech May Receive $150 Million in Support From Wuxi Guolian

October 15, 2013

South China Morning Post:
Local governments stop consolidation of China's solar-panel makers: Trina

September 6, 2013

PV Magazine:
SolarWorld lodges two trade-case appeals to Court of International Trade in New York

August 20, 2013

The Washington Post:
Letter to the Editor: U.S. should not surrender under Chinese retaliation over international trade rules

July 22, 2013

Solar Builder:
Laid Off SolarWorld Factory Workers Eligible for Federal Assistance

May 28, 2013

The New York Times:
Solar Industry Anxious Over Defective Panels

May 1, 2013

Sustainable Business Oregon:
SolarWorld's Ben Santarris on the company's biggest battle

April 18, 2013

Portland Tribune:
Wyden lauds crackdown on solar firms

March 28, 2013

World Trade 100:
New Book: How Chinese Subsidies Changed the World

March 22, 2013

Bloomberg:
Solar Glut Survives Suntech as Customers Seek Alternative

March 20, 2013

Greentech Media:
GTM Research on Suntech's Bankruptcy: An Optical Illusion

March 20, 2013

The New York Times:
Suntech Unit Declares Bankruptcy

March 13, 2013

The New York Times:
Chinese Solar Panel Maker on Financial Brink

December 19, 2012

The Wall Street Journal:
China to Promote Solar-Power Consolidation

November 14, 2012

Seeking Alpha:
Avoid These 2 Solar Stocks Whether China Increases Subsidies Or Not

November 6, 2012

RenewableEnergyWorld.com:
Can We Really Blame China for Solar Manufacturer Bankruptcies?

The Wall Street Journal:
Despite Troubles, China's LDK Solar to Keep Humming

November 2, 2012

Portland Tribune:
SolarWorld: China still trying to dominate global market

October 31, 2012

Forbes:
China's Government To the Rescue As Solar Crisis Deepens

October 30, 2012

The Motley Fool:
China Bailouts Are Delaying Solar Consolidation

October 30, 2012

The Daily Yomiuri:
Cloudy future for China solar panels

October 25, 2012

Greentech Media:
LDK Now Officially a Chinese State-Owned Solar Enterprise

October 22, 2012

Forbes:
Three Warning Signs America is Losing the Global Clean Energy Race

October 18, 2012

Financial Times:
China's solar industry 'on life support' (subscription required)

October 17, 2012

The Washington Times:
TONELSON: Our China economic policy needs security-based realism

October 16, 2012

Chicago Tribune:
JA Solar faces possible delisting from Nasdaq

Recharge News:
JA Solar is latest Chinese group to get US share price warning

October 8, 2012

Greentech Media:
Guest Post: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back in US Solar Dispute With China

NPR:
What's Going Wrong With China's Solar Industry?

The Oregonian:
China solar-dumping decision will send messages

October 7, 2012

Forbes:
Sun Sets on China's Solar Industry

October 5, 2012

The Washington Post:
China may soon stop handing out cheap solar panels for everyone

The Innovation Files:
Lessons from China's Solar Industry Woes

October 4, 2012

The New York Times:
Glut of Solar Panels Poses a New Threat to China

October 3, 2012

Bloomberg:
SolarWorld Says Unfair China Policies Rate Import Penalties

Orlando Sentinel:
SolarWorld confident as U.S. nears decision on Chinese solar panels

October 2, 2012

Recharge:
Key LDK shareholder given 'forbearance' period on loans

September 28, 2012

Bloomberg:
Suntech Gets Local Government Support After New York Warning

The Washington Post:
Obama invokes rarely used law to void Chinese purchase of US wind farms, cites security risks

September 26, 2012

Reuters:
CORRECTED-Chinese local govt lends $32 mln to solar firm Suntech - report

Reuters:
US lawmakers press for broader restraints on China solar imports

The New York Times:
European Solar Group Seeks Wider China Trade Inquiry

September 25, 2012

Bloomberg News:
China Development Bank Renews Solar Support, Journal Says

September 19, 2012

Reuters:
Analysis: Inventory mountain adds to pain for Chinese solar firms

September 17, 2012

Cleveland.com:
White House to go to WTO Monday, says China undercutting auto-part makers

September 11, 2012

The Wall Street Journal:
China's Solyndra Economy

September 7, 2012

CPA Trade Reform:
Economist Peter Navarro says U.S. manufacturing is suffering 'Death by China'

September 6, 2012

Morning Whistle:
Chinese PV companies face delisting in US

MSM Money:
EU: Anti-dumping probe into China solar panels

September 5, 2012

The New York Times:
Europe Prepares to Investigate Chinese Dumping of Solar Panels

September 1, 2012

The Telegraph:
Dark clouds gather over China's once-booming solar industry

August 31, 2012

The Oregonian:
Understanding SolarWorld and China's trade violations

August 30, 2012

Green Chip Stocks:
Is Suntech (NYSE:STP) a Giant Fraud?

The Wall Street Journal:
Debt Cloud Hangs Over Chinese Solar Industry (Sub. req.)

August 29, 2012

Reuters:
China's fraud-hit Suntech strikes more trouble in Italy

August 27, 2012

Clean Technica:
1H 2012 US Solar PV Installations Grow 120%; US Poised to be World's 3rd-Largest Market

August 21, 2012

The Washington Post:
Chinese solar industry, role model for technology ambitions, hurt by weak sales, price war

PV-Tech:
Bill Clinton: fan of solar feed-in-tariffs thinks we should "get" the clean energy tattoo

August 20, 2012

Global Times:
Suntech sacrifice may push firms to shape up accounting

August 16, 2012

RenewableEnergyWorld.com:
It's Back to the Future on the US Clean Tech Industry

August 15, 2012

PortlandTribune:
SolarWorld sees bright future, despite uncertainty

August 10, 2012

The Energy Collective:
Tariffs Well-Justified in Fighting Green Mercantilism

August 2, 2012

Financial Review:
Suntech under siege over huge fraud

July 31, 2012

Bloomberg:
Suntech 'Not Solvent' Without Chinese Assistance, Maxim Says

July 30, 2012

The New York Times:
Soured Deal Another Blow for Chinese Solar Company

July 27, 2012

The Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Sets Tariffs on Chinese Wind Towers (Sub. req.)

July 25, 2012

Alliance for American Manufacturing:
Preparing for 21st Century Risks: Revitalizing American Manufacturing to Protect, Respond and Recover

Financial Times:
Solar-panel makers widen China battle (Reg. req.)

Forbes:
Chinese Solar Manufacturers Face Blowback As Trade War Escalates

July 24, 2012

The Wall Street Journal:
WTO to Probe China's Rare-Earth Policies (Sub. req.)

The Washington Post:
Reliance on imports leaves U.S. vulnerable to disasters, report says

July 20, 2012

Chicago Tribune:
China to probe U.S., South Korean solar materials imports

July 19, 2012

InsideClimate News:
Small U.S. Solar Businesses Suffering from Tariffs on Imported Chinese Panels

July 18, 2012

Statement of Craig Witsoe Before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending, U. S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Bloomberg:
Chinese Subsidies Led to Abound's Failure, Chief Tells Congress

IndustryWeek:
Free Trade: Is it Time for a New Game Plan?

July 17, 2012

Bloomberg:
LDK to Have Some Debts Paid by Chinese City Where It's Based

July 10, 2012

Clyde Prestowitz:
It's Back to the Future on the U.S.-China Trade

June 28, 2012

The Republic:
Schott to close 'flagship' solar plant

June 25, 2012

Businessweek:
U.S. Raises Tariffs on Solar-Gear Imports from China, Group Says

June 24, 2012

Ars Technica:
Renewable trade wars: green mercantilism and the threat to innovation

June 20, 2012

IndustryWeek:
Free Trade: Is it Time for a New Game Plan?

June 19, 2012

E&E TV:
ITIF's Stepp discusses threat to U.S. clean energy economy

June 14, 2012

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
Green Mercantilism: Threat to the Clean Energy Economy

June 5, 2012

E&E TV
Wiley Rein's Brightbill discusses U.S.-Chinese solar dispute following anti-dumping move

May 31, 2012

Environmental Finance
China solar tariffs could get tougher – SolarWorld

May 30, 2012

The New York Times
U.S. Imposes Duties on Chinese Wind Tower Makers

May 29, 2012

Foreign Policy
Dumping theft

May 25, 2012

Financial Times
Guest post: the case for US tariffs on Chinese solar panels

May 19, 2012

OregonLive
Next move, China

May 18, 2012

Hari Chandra Polavarapu
Solar Photovoltaics: U.S. Anti-dumping duties (AD) - A Slap on China's Face; Booked for Dumping

May 17, 2012

The New York Times
U.S. Slaps High Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels

May 16, 2012

Green Bay Press Gazette
Guest column: Administration must halt assault on solar industry

Amercianprogress.org
5 Myths and Realities About U.S.-China Solar Trade Competition

Thinkprogress.org
China's Solar Industry Should Be Held Accountable For Breaking Trade Laws

The New York Times
Shift by U.S. Muddles Solar Imports Case

May 15, 2012

Foreign Policy
Trade Progress is a Mirage

Renewable Energy World
Senate Democrats: Exclude Chinese Solar Panels From ITC

May 10, 2012

CleanTechnica.com
Dumping Solar: Downstream U.S. Solar PV Businesses Join CASM, Case Against China's Unfair Trade Practices

May 5, 2012

Dayton Daily News
U.S. wary of China's buying spree

May 3, 2012

CleanTechnica
China, Inc. Locked In on World Solar, Wind Manufacturing Domination

May 2, 2012

The Oregonian
China plans yet more solar subsidies, hurting U.S. manufacturers, SolarWorld says

April 30, 2012

Bloomberg.com
Chinese Competition Cited for U.S. SolarWorld Worker Aid

April 20, 2012

CleanTechnica.com
Economic Multiplier at Work: US Solar PV Manufacturers Boost Local Economies, Spur Innovation

April 18, 2012

Manufacturing & Technology News
Lessons Learned From A Trade Case -- SolarWorld CEO Warns Others To Pay Heed: Your Industry Could Be The Next To Go

April 16, 2012

StatesmanJournal.com
China's trade practices come under fire in U.S.

April 9, 2012

Solar Power World
Solar Trade Dispute: Let's Hold China Accountable

April 6, 2012

The Wall Street Journal
The U.S.-China Solar-Trade Rivalry

March 30, 2012

The Fiscal Times
Solar Energy Consumers Will Lose if Chinese Win

March 27, 2012

SolarWorld
SolarWorld president pushes 'Halftime in America' review of tactics to offset trade predation on U.S. manufacturing

Portland Business Journal
SolarWorld's Brinser calls for faster response to illegal trade

Bloomberg
SolarWorld U.S. Head Says Final China Tariffs Will Be Higher

March 22, 2012

Foreign Policy
It's too late to penalize China for acting like China

March 21, 2012

OregonLive
Shadowboxing on solar

The Hill:
Obama: 'We will not walk away' from clean-energy agenda

March 20, 2012

The Hill
US imposes tariffs on Chinese solar imports

Associated Press:
Commerce Department imposes new tariffs on Chinese solar panels; finds improper subsidies

TPM:
Commerce Dept. Finds China Illegally Subsidized Solar Exports to U.S.

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden
Wyden Statement on Commerce's Preliminary Decision to Address Subsidized Solar Panel Imports from China

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley
Merkley Statement on Commerce Ruling on Chinese Solar Panel Subsidies

March 19, 2012

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
Decision coming Tuesday in solar trade dispute

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
Unfair trade practices imperil local jobs

March 15, 2012

Center for American Progress
The Complexities of the U.S. Decision on Chinese Solar Panel Imports

The Oregonian
SolarWorld awaits China tariff decision with newly identified allies Helios and MX Solar

March 13, 2012

E&E TV
SolarWorld lawyer previews Commerce's first ruling on trade case

March 12, 2012

SEMI
SEMI Advocates Bold Action to Expand U.S. Solar Manufacturing

The New York Times
Trade Issues With China Flare Anew

Foreign Policy:
Tennis vs. football

March 10, 2012

CleanTechnica.com
Milwaukee Solar PV Manufacturer Comes Out Publicly in Support of CASM Trade Case Against China

March 8, 2012

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee solar firm blames China for job cuts

Renewable Energy World
Anonymous CASM Member Goes Public in Solar Case

March 7, 2012

CleanTechnica.com
China Swallows U.S. Solar Trade Surplus & Grows a Big One in 1 Year

ThinkProgress.org
U.S. Solar Trade Surplus With China Turns Into Gaping Deficit, Says Coalition of Manufacturers

March 6, 2012

Whitehouse.gov
Vice President Biden, Administration Officials Welcome Clarification of Countervailing Duty Law

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

Reuters
Bill targeting Chinese subsidies goes to Obama

March 2, 2012

IndustryWeek
U.S. Solar Trade Surplus Vanishes

Freep.com
Rep. Sander Levin: Level the playing field with China

March 1, 2012

CleanTechnica.com
Silicon, Solar Power & Manufacturing: China Continues to Play by Its Own Rules, Threatening All Comers

February 28, 2012

HuffingtonPost.com
Trade Rules Matter

Press Release of Senator Wyden
Wyden Report: U.S. Losing Out to China on Goods that Protect the Environment

ITIF Report
Report: Enough is Enough: Confronting Chinese Innovation Mercantilism

The White House
Executive Order -- Establishment of the Interagency Trade Enforcement Center

Reuters.com
Obama, eyeing China, creates trade enforcement unit

February 27, 2012

Bloomberg.com
China Encourages Solar Companies to Expand Amid Supply Glut

February 24, 2012

Pacific Coast Business Times
Op/ed: Camerillo is a battleground in fight for U.S. solar jobs

February 23, 2012

IndustryWeek.com
Viewpoint: What's Really Happening to America's Solar Industry?

February 17, 2012

InnovationPolicy.org
Fighting Green Mercantilism: Ensuring Cross-Pacific Clean Energy Innovation

February 13, 2012

Bloomberg.com
Obama Budget Seeks Funding for Trade Unit as China's Xi Arrives

February 12, 2012

CleanTechnica.com
Dumping Solar: Study Sheds Light on Solar PV Trade Flows, US-China Manufacturing

February 7, 2012

TheHill.com
Bringing solar manufacturing back

February 6, 2012

Bloomberg.com
Solar Tariff's Effects in U.S. Can't Be Measured in Jobs, Professor Says

Feburary 2, 2012

Auriga
Solar Photovoltaics: 60,000 Job Losses from Solar Import Tariffs is a Manufactured Myth

February 1, 2012

Renewable Energy World.com
Solar Trade Dispute: Behind the Jobs Numbers

January 31, 2012

FareedZakaria.com
FareedZakaria.com: The Case for Making it in the USA

Auriga Report
Solar Photovoltaics: U.S. Shows China the Writing on the Tariff Wall with "Critical Circumstances"

January 30, 2012

TPM.com
Solar Trade War Looms As U.S. Considers Tariffs On China

The Wall Street Journal
US Sees Possible 'Critical Circumstances' In Chinese Solar Imports-SolarWorld

January 27, 2012

The Washington Post
A new vision for America: Restoring a country that makes things

January 25, 2012

Bloomberg
SolarWorld Seeking Retroactive Duties After China Imports Surge
SolarWorld AG (SWN) is seeking retroactive duties on Chinese solar panels after imports surged at the end of last year as suppliers tried to book sales before a trade ruling next month, said an attorney for the company's U.S. unit.

January 24, 2012

Bloomberg
China Finding Few Friends in Washington as Trade Draws Fire

January 23, 2012

Bloomberg
U.S.'s Dirty War on Manufacturing (Part 3): Carl Pope

January 13, 2012

Greentech Media
SolarWorld's Gordon Brinser Responds to Solar Trade Tumult
Since SolarWorld filed trade cases on Chinese imports of crystalline silicon solar cells and modules in October, commentary, opinions and predictions have bombarded the marketplace.

January 4, 2012

Greentech Media
Guest Post: Educating Jigar Shah on Solar Trade
We contend that Jigar Shah's arguments center only on the solar industry's downstream installation growth and the catalytic role of lower solar cell and module prices in making that a reality.

December 30, 2011

The New York Times
4 U.S. Makers of Towers for Wind Turbines File Complaint Over China's Steel Subsidies
Four domestic companies that make most of the steel towers for wind turbines in the United States filed a trade complaint against China and Vietnam on Thursday, seeking tariffs in the range of 60 percent. The action is a significant new skirmish in an emerging green energy trade war.

The Washington Post
China raises the ante on trade with new tariffs
IT HAS BEEN 10 years since China joined the World Trade Organization. U.S. policymakers of both parties favored Chinese membership in the organization, which promotes global trade and resolves disputes. Not only would this facilitate trade, they argued, it would also help bring China into the framework of international law and thus encourage the rise of a People's Republic that acted with the greatest possible consideration for the needs and interests of the United States and other nations.

December 28, 2011

Reuters
U.S. delays decision in China solar case until Feb
The U.S. Commerce Department is giving itself an extra month to investigate charges of unfair Chinese government subsidies in a case brought by the U.S. unit of German solar energy company SolarWorld, a department official said on Friday.

December 21, 2011

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
U.S. groups divided over tariffs on solar materials
A fight pitting Chinese solar panel makers and their American installers versus U.S.-based solar manufacturers flared on Tuesday after the head of a group favoring low-cost Chinese panels asked the manufacturers to withdraw trade complaints filed with the American government.

December 19, 2011

Bloomberg Businessweek
India May Join U.S.-China Solar Dispute to Avert Disaster
India may join an escalating U.S.- China trade dispute over solar equipment as local manufacturers lobby New Delhi for protection against imports from rivals including First Solar Inc. and Suntech Power Holdings Co.

December 16, 2011

pv magazine
Fighting for an all American vision
Gordon Brinser, president of SolarWorld Industries America Inc. responds to Jigar Shah's recent opinion article, which stated that if SolarWorld's trade petition against China is successful, the company's survival will come at the expense of the U.S. solar industry.

December 15, 2011

The Wall Street Journal
US Commerce Secretary: Can No Longer Accept China Ignoring Trade Rules
The new head of the U.S. Commerce Department vowed Thursday to hold China accountable for unfair trade practices and revive the American manufacturing base, urging the business community to join in the effort to create jobs.

Remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with Bryson's Vision for Job Creation: Build it Here. Sell it Everywhere

Sen. Casey: Cayman Island shells, subsidies unfair to U.S. rivals
Sen. Bob Casey Jr. has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate how major Chinese solar panel makers were able to raise billions of dollars by accessing American capital markets.

December 11, 2011

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Chinese solar panel companies financed by U.S. investment banks
China's major solar panel companies — whose low-cost products led some American factories to close, helped create the Solyndra controversy and spawned talk of a trade war — were bankrolled in the United States by the world's largest investment banks.

November 29, 2011

OregonLive.com
A shoving match with China
Tariffs of anywhere from 50 percent to 250 percent are reportedly on the table -- hefty and, if applied retroactively, potentially painful for American contractors whose inked deals incorporate Chinese solar panels.

Weirton Daily Times
Gylptis: Practice costing U.S. jobs
Dumping takes away American jobs," Glyptis said. "Dumping means they are selling products here below the cost of what it even takes them to build the products in the other countries."

November 23, 2011

The Washington Times
TONELSON: Solar-cell dumping typifies Chinese policy
Chinese solar-cell firms are driving American rivals out of business with floods of illegally subsidized, predatorily priced imports.

November 17, 2011

Thom Hartmann:
Video: How to bring American green jobs home
SolarWorld Industries President Gordon Brinser speaks with talk show host Thom Hartmann about the solar trade case against China.

November 16, 2011

The Oregonian
Solar manufacturing: China's tactics cost U.S. jobs
The economic toll of illegal Chinese trade tactics against the U.S. domestic solar manufacturing industry is disastrous: Over the past 18 months…

November 10, 2011

The New York Times
Trade War in Solar Takes Shape
The Commerce Department in Washington on Wednesday opened an investigation sought by American manufacturers who accuse the Chinese of “dumping” solar panels into the United States at prices…..

November 7, 2011

Market Watch
United Steelworkers back solar complaint on China
The United Steelworkers Union and dozens of U.S. solar-panel installers and other organizations voiced support Monday for a trade complaint…

October 31, 2011

Platts Energy Week
Video: SolarWorld Industries America
Gordon Brinser, the President of SolarWorld Industries America, discuses the latest battle with China over subsidies for renewable energy.

October 25, 2011

Video: SolarWorld trade lawyer discusses petition to tariff Chinese solar imports
Wiley Rein's Timothy Brightbill says China is illegally subsidizing its solar industry.

The Hill
Rep. Stearns looks to probe China's solar trade practices
Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) said Tuesday he hopes to launch an investigation into Chinese trade practices, citing a petition by a handful of solar companies aimed at pressuring the Obama administration….

October 21, 2011

The New York Times
China Charges Protectionism in Call for Solar Panel Tariffs
The Chinese government Friday condemned a demand by the American solar panel industry for steep tariffs on solar panels shipped to the United States from China.

October 20, 2011

PRI's The World
Why China May Lose Manufacturing Jobs to the US
The company SolarWorld had a choice a few years back: build solar panels in China or open a new factory in Hillsboro, Oregon. The company could've paid workers a lot less in China. But it went with Oregon.

October 19, 2011

The New York Times
U.S. Solar Panel Makers Accuse Chinese of Trade Violations
Seven American solar panel makers filed a broad trade case in Washington against the Chinese solar panel industry on Wednesday, accusing it of using billions of dollars in government subsidies to help gain sales in the American market.

The Washington Post
U.S. solar manufacturers to file dumping charges against Chinese firms
SolarWorld Industries America and six other U.S. manufacturers of solar cells and panels plan to file dumping charges against Chinese cell and panel makers, seeking U.S. import duties to offset what they say are illegal subsidies by the Chinese government.

The Oregonian
SolarWorld leads coalition in filing trade complaint against China
A coalition of manufacturers led by SolarWorld filed a trade complaint against China today, seeking tariffs of at least 100 percent on cheap Chinese solar panels flooding the U.S. market.