Polysilicon in rare price rise on US tariffs

By Simon Moores
Published: Tuesday, 05 June 2012

Uptick in quartz-derived solar cell feedstock in response to US China tariffs

Polysilicon has experienced a rare price rise in response to the US’s hefty tariffs on Chinese-made solar cells.

 

The solar cell feedstock mineral, derived from quartz which is upgraded to metallurgical silicon, saw an increase of 1.3% on the back of import surcharges of up to 249%...

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