Chinese Solar Inverters Hit by Latest US Trade Tariffs, but Impact Seen as Muted

GreenTech Media:  Solar inverters have been swept up in the Trump administration's latest move to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods, but analysts and industry sources say the move should have a minimal impact on the overall solar market thanks to an increasingly diversified global supply chain.

The tariffs were originally slated to increase to 25 percent in January, but were delayed due to ongoing trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, giving the industry time to prepare. Analysts say inverter companies had already taken steps to diversify their supply chains away from China.

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