Xinjiang Police Files Expose Shocking, Unprecedented Evidence of China’s Use of Forced Labor

SEIA & It’s Chinese Members Lobbying Against Vigorous Implementation of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Senator Sherrod Brown on SEIA: “They’ve enabled the Chinese government and Chinese manufacturers to undercut American trade law… If we continue the way [SEIA] wants to go, we’ll never have solar manufacturing in this country.” [National Journal, 5/26/22]   WASHINGTON…

CPA Applauds Brown, Casey, Kaptur Bicameral Letter in Support of Commerce Investigation into Illegal Chinese Circumvention

Senators, Members Call out SEIA as Agent of China WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Bob Casey (D-PA), along with U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-9), led a bicameral letter to President Biden to express their support for the Department of Commerce’s (DOC) investigation into…

Commerce Department Targets SEIA’s Chinese Members Linked to Forced Labor in Solar Investigation

United Steelworkers Concerned about SEIA’s Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the Department of Commerce identified three Chinese solar manufacturers linked to forced labor that are members of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the Department’s anticircumvention investigation. The Department of Commerce is requiring…

Secretary Raimondo Exposes SEIA’s Big Lie on Solar Tariff Rates

SEIA Exposed as Front for Chinese Solar Companies WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo for exposing the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) big lie that triple digit tariffs would result from the anti-circumvention petition filed by Auxin Solar, Inc., against four Southeast Asian countries, calling such…

Myths & Facts: the Commerce Department’s Investigation into Illegal Activity by Chinese Solar Manufacturers

Background In March of 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce initiated an investigation into Chinese companies operating in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia that are illegally circumventing existing antidumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) duty orders on solar cells and modules from China. In December of 2022, Commerce issued a preliminary determination that found that Chinese companies…

Chinese Solar Manufacturers Hold Biden Administration to Ransom

Thirty years ago, Clint Eastwood held a gun to his rival’s head and asked the question: “Do you feel lucky, punk?” That is what the Chinese solar manufacturers are doing today, with President Biden at the other end of that Magnum 44 six-shooter. On March 28th, Biden’s Commerce Department decided to pursue an anti-circumvention case…

CPA Applauds Commerce Department for Initiating Investigation into Illegal Chinese Circumvention

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a statement after the Department of Commerce initiated an anticircumvention investigation into Chinese companies operating in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia that are illegally circumventing existing antidumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) duty orders on solar cells and modules from China. The decision comes after Auxin Solar,…

CPA Applauds Bipartisan House Letter Calling on Commerce to Investigate Illegal Chinese Circumvention

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded a bipartisan letter led by U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo urging her to accept the anti-circumvention petition filed by Auxin Solar, Inc., a U.S. headquartered company that manufactures solely in America, requesting that the…