China confirms US, Korea poly-tariffs

Despite hosting GCL-Poly, China relies heavily on imports

Despite hosting GCL-Poly, China relies heavily on imports

China has confirmed a raft of punitive tariffs on polysilicon made in the US and Korea, just two days before the US will take a decision on whether to broaden its own package of tariffs on Chinese PV kit.

The painful anti-dumping tariffs, which vary from company to company, are mostly in line with the preliminary versions Beijing last summer slapped on US and Korean makers of the critical PV feedstock.

US producers face the highest duties, led by REC Silicon and AE Polysilicon, both of which will see their preliminary rates of 57% held steady.

The more modest anti-subsidy tariffs China’s Commerce Ministry put in place last year will, however, be shrunk compared to their preliminary rates, to about 2.1% in the case of US producers.

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