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Biden Waives Solar-panel Tariffs

White House confirms he invoked defense law to do so

President Joe Biden on Monday invoked the Defense Production Act to spur U.S. solar panel manufacturing and exempted tariffs on solar panels from four Southeast Asian nations for two years as part of his push for clean energy, the White House said.

The tariff waiver applies to panels from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

It will serve as a "bridge" while U.S. manufacturing ramps up, it said in a statement, confirming a Reuters report.

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