Brazil Assembly Powers Hikvision Local Expansion

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Jul 15, 2020, 11:26am EDT (Info+)

Hikvision has grown considerably in Brazil ever since the 2017 opening of an assembly operation in a free-trade zone in the middle of the Brazilian Amazon.

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Hikivision is the only foreign video surveillance manufacturer with such an operation inside of a Brazil, giving them an important advantage against high import tariffs. Moreover, Hikvision has used this as part of a broader strategy to expand in Brazil.

In this report we discuss:

  • Hikvision's history in Brazil;
  • the Manaus free trade zone;
  • Hikvision assembly in Manaus; and
  • the growth of Hikvision in Brazil.

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Comments (1)

Wow this is a very detailed and extensive report not only about Hik but around Brazil Tax inferno and Crony capitalism we have here...

Some manufacturers and other cheaper/chinese cameras and oem have flooded our market in the last 6 years.

We have a big market, always growing, however dragged down by taxes and bureaucracy. There is a lot of future opportunity here, you just need to be very patient.

Around here you won't see many Integrators or Endusers who really cares much about security, etc, if the price tradeoff is good, unless it is a big Enduser with a good IT dept, or some other big projects.

As for government projects...well, the article says it all...

Excellent article Gordon!

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