China to launch dumping probe into US, Korean polysilicon

China will launch anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations into US-produced polysilicon, it says today, in a move set to inflame growing tensions between global solar companies.

China’s Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) says in a statement on its website that it will also begin anti-dumping investigations into polysilicon made in South Korea.

The move had been widely expected after South Korea’s ambassador to China revealed earlier this week he had received notification from Mofcom that it was starting preliminary research on Korea’s polysilicon exports to China.

Mofcom says it received an application on 2 July from four companies – Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon, LDK Solar, Luoyang-based Sino-Silicon and Daqo New Energy – requesting an anti-dumping investigation into Log in to read complete article.

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