Shares of Taiwan solar makers fall on U.S. trade dispute decision

TAIPEI Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:10pm EST

TAIPEI Feb 17 (Reuters) - Shares of Motech Industries and Neo Solar Power opened down more than 2 percent on Monday after the U.S. International Trade Commission decided to pursue trade disputes over Chinese and Taiwan solar imports.

On Friday, the United States took a step towards potentially extending import duties on Chinese solar energy products to also cover panels made with parts from Taiwan in a case that could have a major impact on the fast-growing U.S. solar market.

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