President Donald Trump holds up a Section 201 action after signing it in the Oval Office on Monday. The administration is issuing tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines to protect American manufacturing companies against dumping by foreign countries, mainly China, and including South Korea. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Jan. 23 (UPI) — A U.S. decision to impose import tariffs on solar power equipment means Asian manufacturers may simply shift focus to expanding Asian markets, analysis found. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Monday that President Donald Trump imposed “safeguard tariffs” on imported solar cells and modules because of complaints those imports caused serious harm to domestic manufacturers. “The president’s action makes clear again that the Trump administration will always defend American workers, farmers, ranchers, and businesses in this regard,” he said in a statement . Trump, during a visit to Beijing in early November […]