A decision on Malaysian silicon was delayed at the domestic-producer petitioners’ request
, the government said in late November last year.
Commerce recently imposed preliminary duties approaching 48% on two of the other nations under investigation for alleged dumping of silicon and a notably high 120% in countervailing duty on Kazakhstan for allegedly receiving unfair government subsidies.
“I was happy it was so low,” one consumer of Malaysian silicon said of the anti-dumping duty.
As word got out late on Wednesday January 27, several other sources also characterized the Malaysian duty as relatively low...