Indian Government Restricts PRC Manufacturers From Public Projects

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Aug 04, 2020, 10:50am EDT

In a move that mirrors the U.S. government’s ban on Dahua and Hikvision products, the Indian government has restricted PRC manufacturers such as Dahua and Hikvision from bidding on Indian government projects.

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Inside this note, we examine:

  • Rising Tensions Between India and the PRC
  • Amendments to General Financial Rules 2017
  • Impact on PRC Manufacturers
  • Dahua: No Comment
  • Hikvision: No Comment
  • More Bans Forthcoming?

Rising ******** ******* ***** *** *** ***

***** ******** ******* ***** and *** *** **** back **** **** **** a *******, ******** ******** ****** up ** ***-****, **** a****** ***** ******* ****** and *** ************* ** *** ****** of ** ****** ********, as **** ** * still-unconfirmed ****** ** *** casualties.

** **** *,**** ******** * *************** *** ***** ********** might ****** ********* ** India, ***** ****** ******* as ***** ********* ***** Private *******, ** ***** Hikvision.

Amendments ** ******* ********* ***** ****

** **** **,*****'* ******* ***************** ******** *******, ** amendments, ** *** ******* Financial ***** **** (*** 2017), ***** ****** ******* on ****** ********.

** **** ** *** Finance ********'* ****, "******* from ********* ***** ***** a **** ****** **** India" (*.*.**********, ******, *****, *****, Pakistan, *** *** ***) **** **** ** register **** *** **************** *** ********* ** Industry *** ******** *****(*****) *** ****** "********* and ******** ********* **** the ********** ** ******** and **** *******" ****** being ******** ** ***. The****** ******* ********'* **** 23 ***** ********* *** ************ ***** it ***** **** *** move ** ****** ** national ******** ********.

*** ********** ** ***** today ******* *** ******* Financial ***** **** ** enable ********** **restrictions ** ******* **** ********* ***** ***** * **** ****** **** ***** ** ******* ** ******* ** *****, or matters directly or indirectly related thereto including national security. The Department of Expenditure has, under the said Rules, issued a detailed Order on public procurement to strengthen the defence of India and national security. [emphasis added]

*** **** **** ** Indian ******* ******** ***** amending *** ***************.

Impact ** *** *************

*** ********** ** *** 2017, ********* *********** ** of ***** *********** ** July **, **** * direct, ******* ****** ** both ***** ********* *** Dahua's ****** **********, ***** Technology ***** ******* ******* (Dahua *****).

******** *, ***** ***, Clause *** ** *** Finance ********'* ***** ******** GFR **** ****** "****** from * ******* ***** shares * **** ****** with *****" ******* ** a ***** ****** ** interpretation.

***. "****** **** * country ***** ****** * land ****** **** *****" for *** ******* ** this ***** *****: -

*. ** ****** ************, established ** ********** ** such * *******; **

*.A ********** ** ** ****** ************, *********** ** ********** ** **** * *******; or

*.An ****** ************* ********** ******* ******** ************, *********** ** ********** ** **** * *******; or

*.An ****** ***** ; or

*.An ****** (** *****) ***** ** **** ** ******; or

*. * ******* ****** who ** * ******* of **** * *******; or

*. * ********** ** joint ******* ***** *** member ** *** ********** or ***** ******* ***** under *** ** *** above[.] [******** *****]

***** ***** ***** ** covered ***** ****** **** above, ** ******** ********* databases [*],[*],[*],[*],[*],[*] **** ** ** being ********** ** *** Indian ***** *********** * "********** ** Foreign *******."

***** *********, ** *** other ****, ***** ** covered ** ******* **** and **** *****, ** Hangzhou ********* ******* ********** Co., ***., *********'* ***-********** parent *******, ********* ** its **** ****** ****** a **-******* ****** ******** in ***** ********* (*** p.***, ***. ******** ** other ********). *** **** ********* Annual ****** **** **** on ** ***** **** Hikvision ** ********** ********** by***** *********** ********** *****, * ***, *****-***** enterprise (*** *.***).

*** ******** *********** ***** of *** ******* [******** Hikvision ******* ********** **., Ltd.] ** ***** *********** Technology ***** **., ***. ("CETE").

****** **** ***** ****** any "****** (** *****) agent" **** ***** ***** or ***** ********* ***** appoint ** *** *** public ******** ** ***** behalf *** ************** *** further ******* ******** ** the *****:

**. ** ***** *********, including ******* *********, *********** shall *** ** ******* to ***-******** ***** ** any ********** **** * country ***** ****** * land ****** **** ***** unless **** ********** ** registered **** *** ********* Authority. *** ********** ** "contractor **** * ******* which ****** * **** border **** *****" ***** be ** ** ********* 8 ***** [****** ** the **** **** ***** above ** ******** *, Annex ***, ****** ***]. This ***** *** ***** to ***-********* ******* ******* on ** ****** *** date ** **** *****.

***** *** ******* ********'* July ** ***** **** not *********** *** ***** India ** ***** ********* from ******* ** ****** tenders, **** ********* *** now ******** ** ******* a ***** ****** *** obtain ****** ********** ********* and ******** ********** ***** to ***** ******* ** bid ** ******* ****** projects.

** ***** ** *** current ***********, ******* ** *****'* **** widely ********* ********************* ******* [*] [*] ** **** ** the "******" ***** ** Hikvision *** *** *****"******* *****" ******** ******* no ***** ** *******, ** ** ******** that ***** ***** ** Prama *********, ***** ** the ************ **** ******* ** India's **************, **** ** **** to *** ***** *** recently ******** *******, **** as *********** ******* **** ** India *** ****** **** was ****** ********** ** too ********* ** ***** Hikvision.

Dahua: ** *******

**** ******* *** ** both ***** ** *** Dahua *****; *******, ******* responded ** *** ******** for *******.

Hikvision: ** *******

**** ******* *** ** both ********* *** ***** Hikvision. * ********* ************ declined ** ******* ***** Prama ********* *** *** respond ** ****'* ******* for *******.

More ************ ***********?

***** *** *.*. *** India ****** *** **** countries ** **** ***** such ******** ****** ******* the ***** *** *************,****** ** *********** **** expressed ******* **** ******************* ********** ********** ******** have *********** ********* ********.

***********, ** *** ******, there ** ** ********** that *** ************* **** being ********** ** *********** in *********, ******, ******, or ***** ******* ** the **** ****** ** in *** *.*. *** India.

UPDATE: ***** ****** ********** ***** ************ ******* ***** ***** *** ***** ********* "**** *******" *** "********** *********** *** ****** *********"

**** *********** ** *****-***** competitor ** ***** ***** and ***** *********, *** had *** ********* ** say.

****: ** *** ******* that *** ********** ** GFR **** **** ****** Prama ********* *** ***** India? ** **, ***?

**********: **********, **** ***** is ***** ** ** the ***** **** ******* favouring ****** ****** *** will **** [*] ******* boost ** [***] **** in ***** ********** ** [the] ********** ** *****. It *** [*] **** awaited *** ****-****** *********, which **** ****** *** course ** [***] **** industry ** *****. [***] Government *** **** ******* large ******** ************ ** come ******* *** **** their *********** ** ********* subjects. *** *** ** TV *** ** ****** etc., ** [**] ******* of ****. ***** *** serious **********[*] ***** ** in *** ********** ******* on [***] **** **** also, ***** **** *********** will *** ******* ********** on ** *** ******* import[s] **** *****, ****** impetus ** ***** *************. It ****** **** ******* brands...who **** ******* *********** production ***** *** *** strongly ******** **** [***] governmentt ****, ** ******* [a] ***** ********* ** components *** ****** *****, to ********** ***** *************. Further ***** ** ***** R&D *** ******* *********** is ******* ******** **** [the] **********, **** ****** announcements ****** *******.

****: ** *** ******* that *** ********** ** GFR **** **** ****** opportunities *** ****** *********? If **, ***?

**********: ** ******* ******, [the] ********* **** ****** tremendous *********** *** ****** companies, *** *** ** happened *** ******* ********* in ***** ****** ****, where **** **** ***** a *** ********** **** Korean ** ******** ******* and ***** *** ******** economics ** *****, **** were **** ** ******* in ******** ******* ***.

****: **** ****** ******* (e.g. ****** *********** ******* (BEL), *** ******** ********* cameras ** ***** ***** CCTV ******) ***** ** able ** ******* ***** India *** ***** ********* cameras/products ** ***** **** for ****** ******* (******* GEMs ** *********)?

**********: ****** ******* **** BEL, ****** **** ***** go ***** **** ********* or ***** **** ** players, ** *** *** to **** * *** of ****** *** ********* wrath **** ***** **** tender. ** ********** ***** working, ***** * ****** defense *******. ****'* ***, the ***** ** ** Delhi **** ******* ** 1.4 ***** [***,***] *******, BEL **** ***** **** CP **** *** *** that. ********* ***** *** government ******* **** ********, Delhi ****** *******, ****/ Daman ***** ****** ***., BEL ** ******* **** CP **** ****.

Comments (12)

**** ** *** ***** the ******* ** *** cameras ** ******** ** the *********** **** **** is **** ******** ******* else. ***** ** *** market *** **** *** do **** * ***** as ***** ************* **** PRC

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**** ** **** ******** nothing ****

**** ***** **** ******* **** ** ***** to ******* ***** ************ providers****** ** *****, **** do *** ******** ****?

** ***** ** '********' was ********** ** ***** many ***** *** ***, for *******, **** ******** benefited **** **** *********. However, * **** ***** seen *** ***** ** Hikvision ********* ***** *** against ******** ****** ** China ******** *** *****, US, **, ****** ***** surveillance *********.

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*******, * **** ***** seen *** ***** ** Hikvision ********* ***** *** against ******** ****** ** China ******** *** *****, US, **, ****** ***** surveillance *********.

** ****** **** ***** like ** **** *** job *** *** *** arrested .... ** **** is *****. *** ** this ** "****** ***"

**** ** *** **** in *** ********..... ** to *** *** *** to **** ********* **** Isreal :)

**** *** *** ******* to *** ****, *** are **** ************ **** many ***** ** **********, I ***** **** ** focusing *** **** ** this ******. **** ** opinion.

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* ***** **** ** focusing *** **** ** this ******. **** ** opinion.

********** ****** *** **** different ******** ** *** much ** ***** ** this *****.

** ***** ** ****, we *** **** ** an ***** ** ******* and ****** - *** PRC *** ***** **** of *** **** ****** blocking *** ******* *********, this *** ****** *** speaking *** ******* ** is *** ***** ***** to **.

***, **** ***********, * lot ** ****** ** the ******** *** ******* about ****, ** *****, for ****, ***** *** people **** *** ************** think **** ** *** much, *******, ***** ** interest.

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******: **** ****** *** been ******* ** ******* the ********* *** ******** of ** *****-***** ********** to ***** ***** *** Prama *********.

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**, *** ********* ****** here ** **** ** Plus (****** ********). *** is ******* *** *** next ****-** ****** ******* products **** ** ***** etc? * ******* **** should ***** ** *** REAL ****** *** (** they *** *** *******).

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***** *** ** **** for ****** *** **** to **** *** **** and *** *********.

****** **** **** ** reach *** ** ** at*******@****.***** *** **** ******** at ****** ***** ************ manufacturers *** ***** ** interested ** ******** ** IPVM. *** ***** ** my **** ****** **** is ********* *** ************* coverage *** * ** always ******* ** ******* with ******** *************, ********** professionals *** **** **** to ********** ******/***** *********** for ********.

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****, *** ** ******* that ****** ** ***** largest ****** ** ***** is **********. **** ******* 2 ********* ** ********, one *** ***** ********, one *** **

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*'* ** **** **** these ********* *** ******* hosed. **** **** ***** a **** **** ** being ****** *** ***** and **** ******, ** they ****** *** *** in *** ***.

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**** **** *** ***** its * ****** ** 'justice & ******' :)

** ******* *** *** worked ** *** ****** Security ******** *** **** 15 *****, *** **** not **** *** ****** Hikvision ** ***** *** works **** ******* **** the ****. ** ****** Projects, **** *** ** comments -

**** *** ******* ** do **** ********* ** Dahua. * *** *** how *** ******** **** the ********** *** ******** I *** *** ****** this **** ****.

* **** ** *** you **** *** ****** understood *** ********** (* do *** ***** *** since *** *** *** be **** ****** **** the ******* ** **** fine '*********** *********' ******** in **** ****/**** *************, etc. ** *****).

********* ** *** ******: (key ***** ***********)

***. "********** * ******* ***** shares * **** ****** with *****" *** *** purpose ** **** ***** means: -

*. ******** ************, *********** ** registered** **** * *******; or

*.************* ** ****** ************, established ** ********** ** such * *******; **

*. ** ****** ****************************** ******** ************, *********** or ********** ** **** a *******; **

*. ** ****** *****beneficial ***** ** ******** ** **** a *******; **

*. ** ****** (** other) ***** ** **** an ******; **

*. * ******* ****** who ** * ******* of **** * *******; or

*. * ********** ** joint ******* *****any ****** ** *** ************ ***** ******* ***** under *** ** *** above[.] [******** *****]

**** ********* ***** - Hikvision/Dahua/Infinova (***) ** *********/*****/******** (India) ****** ******** *** for * ****** ******* in *****, *** **** can ** * **** of *** **********/** **** bids *** * ****** project ** *****.

***** **** - **** NEVER **. ***'* *** NEVER *** ******* ** public ******** ** *****. Public ******** *** ******* bid ** ***** ********* who ** ******* **** all *** ************* ************ (e.g. ****** *** *****, Johnson *******, *******, ***.), once **** *** ******* a *******, **** ** with *** *** *** gives **** *** ******** solution *** **** ***** the ***** ******* ***** distributor *** **** *** installation. *** *** ** ALWAYS ** *** **********. Yes * ******** *** show *** *********** ** lets *** ********* ** Dahua *** ******* *** they ******* ******* ** the **** **** ***** OEMs (****, *****, ************, Pelco, ***.) **** **** no ***** ***** ** the ***** ** ********* or *****.

** ***** ** ***** is ****** ********* ** an *** ******** - an *** *** ****** on **, ** *** designed ** *** ********* worded ** ** **** thought * ****** **** qualify - ** **** win.

* **** **** **** where ******** ***** *** - *********, *****, **** & *****, ***** **** we **** ***'* ***** to *** **** ***.

* **** **** **** where *** ********* ** the *** **** *** 'Country ** ****** ****** be ***** ** ******' but ***** *** ********* customers *** ****** ********** what **** ****, *** probably ***** * ********** to ***** *** **** or ***** ** *** apart **** *********/*****.

*** *******

While *** ******* ********'* **** ** ***** **** *** *********** *** ***** ***** ** ***** ********* **** ******* ** ****** *******,

***** ** *** ********* does ** ******* '**** companies' - *** **** I **** ** ********.

**** ******* **** ********

In ***** ** *** ******* ***********, ****

'*** ** *****'* **** widely ********* ***********' - ***. ***. do *** ******* ********** you ****, ********** ** his *** ******** *******. Actually *** *** *********** and **** ******** ***** that. *** ****** ***** be ****** ** ********* for ** ***** *** 'benefit *** ****' **** -** **** ******* *** campaign ** ******** *** surveillance ******** - **************

*** ********* ******* **** CP **** ** ****** (another ****** ************ ** CCTV) **** *** **** amendment (** **** **** article) ** ***** ********* in ******* ********* **** is *** **** - but ** *** ******* that ** *** *******.

************* *** **** ******* that *** '**** ** India' ** *** **** even ***** ** *** quality, ********, ********** (********* projects) ** *** ******** players ** *** ******. Their ******** *** ******* suited *** ****, ***** retail, *** ******* **** of ***** ($** ** $100 *****) *** *** would *** ********* ******* them *** ** ******* or ***** (*** - maybe ** *** *** future *** ***** * very **** **** *****).

** ******* **** *** 'high *******' *** *** the ***** *** ********' but ** ********* & Dahua ******.

***** *** * ****** higher ************ ********* **** IPVM.

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*.* : **** ********* is ******** *** *** Metro **** ******** ***** bidders **** *** *********. There **** * ***** projects ******* ** **** but ********** ********* *** project *** **********.

** *** ******* ***** this *** **** ******* -

***** *** ***** ***** barred ****** ************ **** countries ******* ****-******* **** India, *** ****** ****exemptions ** ******* ********* **** ***** ****** ***** ** ******.********* ** ********* ********* above, **** ***** ** neighbors **** ** ***** and ******. ***, *** notifications *** *** ******* names ** *** ********** country ** ***** ** countries.

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True ** ***** ****.

*** ****** *** ****** for ******** ******** ** almost *** ********, **** cant ********** **** ******* components *** ******** **** yet.

* ******* ******** *** some ******** *** ******** before, *** *** **** what ** *** ********* now.

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******: *** ****** **** has ******* ******* ** all ********* ***** ************ systems, ********* **** ** replaced **** ***-******* ****** products, ********* ** ** "internal *************"******** ** *** ****, *****'*************** ********. *** ****, authored ** *** ******** of *******'*********** ******* *****, ****** **** **** unconnected ******** *** *** secure:

"**** **** (****) ***** be ******* ********** ** coded ******* ** ******** hardware *** **-** ** SIM-based ************, ** ****** maintenance ** *********** **** the ******/***** ** *** CCTV *** ***** ************ systems," *** **** ******.

*** **** **** **** to *** ******* ******* India's**** *-****** (***) ***** has "******* ******* ****** products **** *** ****** as *** *** ********** of *** ********** ** Promotion ** ******** *** internal ***** (*****)", *** The ****.

*** **** ***** **** Hikvision ***** ******* "**** In *****" (*** ***** ***** *******) *** ********* ** PRC ********** **********:

*** ******* ** ***** cameras ******* *** ******** by *** ******* ****, however, ***** ******** *** marketed ** '**** ** India', *** ****** ****** [...]*** ** *** ****** leaders ** ************ ******* is *********, ***** *** 41 *** **** ******* government ******* *** ** is ********* ** ***** through ** ****** *******'* collaboration

***** *********, *********'* ***** branch, ** **-******* ******** owned ** ********* ******, per*********'* *** ****** ******:

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