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OCI’s polysilicon plant in Gunsan, South Korea

Polysilicon imports into China hit a new record high in June

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With a volume of 14,816 metric tons, polysilicon imports into China hit a new record high in June, according to data from customs statistics provided by the Silicon Branch of the China Non-ferrous Metals Industry Association.

Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) of China, press conference on February 9, 2017

China extends duties on polysilicon from EU, except for Wacker

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The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has extended the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on imports of solar-grade polysilicon from the European Union by 18 months. However, Wacker Chemie remains exempted from the duties.