Skip to comments.U.S. Leans Toward Taxing Chinese Solar Panels
Posted on 01/31/2012 2:57:13 PM PST by goodnesswins
The U.S. Department of Commerce hinted on Monday that American solar panel manufacturers might prevail in their case against subsidized Chinese imports.
Led by SolarWorld of Hillsboro, a group of U.S. solar panel manufacturers have asked the federal government to add a 50 to 250 percent tariff to imported solar panels from China to make up for 30 Chinese government subsidy programs that artificially reduce the panel prices Chinese manufacturers can offer.
Chinese-made solar panels already represent half the American market, according to this story in the New York Times.
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And the Billions of dollars we flushed down the toilet subsidizing every Obama bundler with a green boondoggle is not a subsidy because... why?
I guess the answer is, since that was just straight-up graft, and there was no intent to actually to produce solar panels, you can’t really call it subsidized production.
You’re a truck driver? Sure, they’ll let EVERY Mexican in, to your objections they’ll say, “HARD WORK IS GOOD..!”
Ditto for construction, and MANY others.
THEIR buddies who make this wildly subsidized Rainbow & Unicorn crappola? KID GLOVES..!
Yes, all the king’s horses and men will come charging to protect your bank account.
Same for Hollywood.
Socialists? RICH PROTECTION Tea drinkers? NOTHING.
The horse is out of the barn. Guess who’s gonna pay. And the government will add a bit more to their socialism pot.
Barry Hussein wanting to kill what`s left of the US economy ?
Hey, hey this is two for one. We got screwed with this communist filth in the WH taking our money and giving it to those who gave campaign contribution and now we get screwed a second time if they impose a tariff on the unscrupulous Chinese and the price of Green goes even higher.
How did half of this country become so stupid as to support this hater of American and continue to support him? He not only needs to be removed from office but his name must be damned and ridiculed for the rest of recorded history.
Let’s see, my solar panels are made by Kyocera, a Japanese company. According to the label they were assembled in Mexico. I’ll bet the active part of the panel was made in China.
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Barry Hussein wanting to kill what`s left of the US economy ?”
Yep...this will get ugly, and China WINS BIG in any trade war with us, simply because they can still make stuff there.