Growth Stalls for China's Biggest Surveillance Vendor

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 04, 2011

While reports consistently emphasize bullish growth for the Chinese surveillance market, perhaps the biggest Chinese vendor of them all, CSST has reported declining revenue for Q2 2011.

CSST is a fascinating company. After the past few years of dramatic growth and sweeping acquisitions, now growth has stalled and the company is going private.

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