The future of the US solar power industry has been placed in the hands of President Donald Trump after the country’s International Trade Commission ruled that domestic panel manufacturers had suffered serious injury from foreign competitors. The finding of injury in a 4-0 vote of the commissioners, following an inquiry launched in May, means the ITC will now move on to make recommendations for remedial action, due on November 13. The ultimate decision on whether to impose tariffs or other remedies lies with the president, who has been looking for ways to use trade barriers to protect US manufacturing.
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