China to Block Out Western Manufacturers?

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 13, 2012

Fueled by massive Chinese government spending, Chinese video surveillance is one of the fastest growing markets in our industry. With its already formidable size and potential rapid growth, many manufacturers woud love to get a piece of that action. Alas, new reports warn that China is working on blocking out western surveillance manufacturers. In this note, we analyze these claims.

Background

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