14 Feb '18, 12am

Trump’s Solar Tariffs Get Hit With a Wave of Legal Challenges https://t.co/tLVv9gPZNW

Trump’s Solar Tariffs Get Hit With a Wave of Legal Challenges https://t.co/tLVv9gPZNW

The anticipated fallout from the Section 201 solar trade case is now officially underway. Three Canadian solar panel manufacturers launched a lawsuit against the Trump administration at the United States Court of International Trade last week, claiming the new global safeguard measures violate the Trade Act of 1974 and the NAFTA Implementation Act. The complaint was filed on February 7 -- the same day President Trump’s tariff proclamation took effect. The European Union also filed a request for consultations with the World Trade Organization that day, following similar steps taken by China, Taiwan and South Korea. Singapore subsequently filed for consultation at the WTO on February 9. Bilateral consultations between the parties are the first stage of formal dispute resolution. Legal actions follow Trump’s decision in the Section 201 case petitioned by U.S.-based crystallin...

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