Trina Solar Responds to U.S. Department of Commerce's Announcement of Preliminary Findings in Antidumping Investigations on Certain Solar Energy Products Originating in Mainland China and Taiwan
Trina Solar is one of the China-based suppliers of these products to the United States.
CHANGZHOU, China, July 29, 2014 -- Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or "Company") notes the preliminary findings on July 25, 2014 by the U.S. Department of Commerce relating to the antidumping duty investigations concerning imports into the United States of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from mainland China and Taiwan. Trina Solar is one of the China-based suppliers of these products to the United States.
The U.S. Department of Commerce preliminarily determined that certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from mainland China and Taiwan have been sold in the United States at dumping margins ranging from 26.33% to 58.87% and from 27.59% to 44.18%, respectively. Trina Solar was a compulsory respondent to the China investigation in which it received a preliminary dumping margin of 26.33%, the lowest among the Chinese exporters.
Trina Solar opposes the preliminary findings and believes the allegations made by SolarWorld are contrary to the principles of free and fair trade and are unfounded. The Company continues to actively defend its position in these administrative proceedings and remains committed to serving its many customers and business partners in the United States where Trina Solar has built a solid and long-standing reputation for high quality products and services. Trina Solar believes that because of its competitive cost structure, in house manufacturing capacities, global strategies, strong brand image and quality products and global strategies, it will continue to grow its business in the United States and to play an important role in the U.S. market.
About Trina Solar Limited
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) is a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services. Founded in 1997 as a PV system integrator, Trina Solar today drives smart energy together with installers, distributors, utilities and developers worldwide. The Company's industry-shaping position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship. For more information, please visit www.trinasolar.com.