US Tariffs Announced For China Video Surveillance

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 13, 2018

Chinese video surveillance products avoided tariffs for the first two rounds. Now, in the third round, many video surveillance products will be impacted.

Inside this note, we examine:

  • The relationship between products and tariff codes
  • What tariff codes are hit and how this will hit video surveillance products
  • Ways that the tariff impact could be minimized
  • What potential impact the tariffs take

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Hikvision ******* ******** ** *******

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****** ********* ******** *** ******** ** **** ****** ***** ** proposed ** ******* *******.... ***** ** *** ******** *****, ** expect ********** ****** **** ****** ** *** ******* ********* ** the ****** ******.

*******, ********* *** *** **** *** ******** ****** ***** ** name *** ******** ******* **********, ** ** ** ********* ** determine *** ******** ** *** ***** ****** ***** **.

Minimization - *********, *****, **********

*** ******* *** *** *** ** *********. ***, ** ******, there **** ** ******** ***** ****** *** ******* *** *** into *****. ******, **** ** *** **** *** ******* *****, it **** **** ****** *** ***** ******* **** *** **. As ****, *** ********* **** ** ******* ** ****** *** start ** *** ****** ***** ***** *** ********** ******. ******, this **** ****** ******* **** ****** ** ***** ** ** sold **** ***** *** **** *** ********** ****. *******, ***** is * *********** ** *********** *** ********** *** **** ** less ****** ** **** ***** ***** **** *******.

Potential ****** ********

** ** *** *** **** ******** ****** ****** * *********** direct ****** ** *** *********** *********** ** *** ******, ***** it ** **% *** **** ** **** ***** ** **** but *** *** ***** ************ ********,

*******, *** ******* ********* ***********, ***** ***** ** ***** ********* and ********** ********* (*** **** *** ******* *** *** ***** Bill *** *** ******** ********), ** *********** ** ******* ***** surveillance *************. ****, ** **********, *** **** ************* ******* **** and *********** ** ***** ***** ********, ***** **** ****** **** to ******** *********** ******* *********. **** *******, ***** *******, *** the ****** *******, ********* *** ******* **** ***** ** ******* video ************ *************, ***** **** ******** ************ ** ******* ***** products, ******* *** ******* *** ********** *** ********* ** ***** companies.

Comments (55)

**** ****** **** ******* He's **** *******? *'* like ** **** *** a ******** ****, **** TUMS, *** **** ****-****** medication.

*** *** *** ****** and ****** **** ** see **** ***** *** different ************* *** *****. As * ********** *** can *** ***** ****** data ** **** ** USA ****** ****

* *** *** *** right. ** ****** **** last **** *** ******* this **** (*.*.,***** ** ******* - Here ** ***** #* Customer ** ***). * *** *** see ** **** *** just **-******* *** * could ** ******* **.

***, *******,**** ** ** ****** of ********* ******* ** the *** *** * years ***** ***** ****. **'** ****** ** some ****** ****** *** that's **** ** *** back ******. ****** *** cares ** **** *******, feel **** ** ***** comments.

* **** ****** ******** for *** **** **** but *** ****** ******** is **** ** ** opinion. **** ** *** ultimate **** **** ** hopes ** *** **** out ** **** ***** than ****** ******* *** China. * *** *** why ** ***** **** to **** *** ***** but *** **** *** consumer ****** ** ****** higher ******? * ***** this ***** ***** ** manufacturing ******, *** ** it ***, ** ***** take **** *****.

* ** ****** *** just *** ** *** temporary ****** ******* *********** manuvers. * ***** ** could ** **** *****. Could ** **%.

* *** *** *** he ***** **** ** piss *** ***** *** why **** *** ******** suffer ** ****** ****** prices?

**** ** *** ***** term. *** ******-**** ******* is ** ***** *************, if *** ** *** US, ** ********* **** are **** ****** *** hostile ** *** **.

****, * *** **, you *** ** *** Hikvision ***** ** *** very **** ****, *** I ***** ***** * lot ** ****** ********* (e.g., ****) *** ******* nervous *** **** **** motivate ** ********** ****** to ***** ***** ****** chains ******* ** *****.

* **** ***** **% will ***** * ***** shift ** ************* ** the *** *** **** it ***** ********* ** buy ***** *********. ** you? * ***** ** would ******* **** ** be **%. **** ***** countries, **** **** ********** included *** ***** **** than **% **** **** you *** *** *** of *****. * *** more ***** *** ** China **** ** *** Hikvision *** **** ***** me ********** * ********** to **** ********* *******:
*) *** ***** ***** be ******* ** *** out ** *****
*) **** ************* ******* from ***** ********* *** SMB *** ******** ***** products.

*** * **** ** get **** **** ************* in *** ***. ********** ones **** *** **** stuff **** *** *** SMB ******, *** * dont *** ** ********* anywhere ***** ** *** near ******.

*** *** * ** a ********* ** *** Hikvision ***** *** ****** I ** * ******** in **** *****. ** are *** ******** ** to ***** ** **** one, ** *** ******** it ** *** *** consumer.

* ** * ******** in **** *****

*** *** *** ***** to **** *** ***** way **** ***** *********** blocks *** ******** *** European *** ****** ***** surveillance *************.

*** ***** **: **'* not **** *****, ***** wants ********* ** *** their ******** ** '****' while ********* ******* ********* that **** ** **** inside ** *****.

*** *** *** ***** to **** *** ***** way **** ***** *********** blocks *** ******** *** European *** ****** ***** surveillance *************.

**** *****.

** **** *** *** this ****. *****, * dont ***** ** **** affect ****** ******** **** suppliers ********** ** **** of ***** ****** ** being ****** *****. * think ***** ****** **** went *** ** *** gate ** **% **** he *** ***** *****. He *****, ******* ** knew **** ***** **** an ******* ****** ** the *******. ********* * think *** **** * temporary *********** ****, ** so, * **** ** works.

** **** **** ***** policies *** *** ***** free ***** **** ******** everyone *** *** *** !

* **** ***** **% will ***** * ***** shift ** ************* ** the *** *** **** it ***** ********* ** buy ***** *********. ** you?

**'* *** **** *** 10%.

**'* *** **** **** it ***** ** ******.

**'* *** **** **** the ******** ***** ** banned.

* ***'* **** **** Honeywell *** *** *** thinking, *** * ***** think **** *** **** uncertainty, ******** ******** **** this ****** **** ** look ****** *** ********* country *********.

*** **** ** ******** this ******/**** **** ** on ******** ******. ******* transfer ****** ** ******* especially ***** *** ******** plays **** **.

*****, ******. *** ******** into *** ******* ************* set ******** *******?

** *** *** ****, the ***** **** *** their ******** *******, *** lower *** ****** **** be. *** *** **** reduce ***** ******** ******* without ******** ** ***** with *** ***? *** even ** **** ***** would ** *** **** increasing *** ********* *** paying **** ** ********* taxes?

*** ********* **** * lot **** ********** **** than *. * ** curious ***** **** ********. Thanks

******* ********* ***'* *** there ******** ******* ** subsidiaries ******** **** ****. The ********* ** ******** that ********** ******* ** in **** **** **** a ***** ***** ***** receive. ******** ******* ** regulated ****** ** ****** income ***** ****'* *******.

* ******** ******* ***** are **** ******* ******* by *** *** ** setting ******** ****** **** a ***** ***** **** is **** *** ** the **** ******. ************* costs *** ******** *** plays **** **** **** management ******** ***. **** of ****** ***** *** to ** ** ***** which * **** *** seen.

* **** **** ******** prices ***** *** ************ got * ** * percent ** *****.

*** **** ****** ** justify **** ***** *** no ***** *******. *** Asian ********* *** ********* on *** ** *** transfer ****** ** **** their *** ********.

* **** *** **** discussion **** *** *** 7 **** ***** **** transfer ******* *********. **'* very *******.

*****, **** ********. *** you ******* ****?

* **** **** ******** prices ***** *** ************ got * ** * percent ** *****.

* ** * ******* markup **** **** **** paid? * ** * percent ** ****? *****, trying ** **********.

* ** * % margin *** *** ** subsidiary ***** ** ***.

** ***!

*****, *'* *** **** we ********. *'* *** an ****** ** *** topic *** * **** been ******** ** ******* international ********** ********** *** what * ****** *** a ********* ******** ** me ** ************* *** accountants * **** ****** with. ** ****** ** is **** **** ******* than **** *** * manufacturer *** **** ** with ************** *** ***** other ******** *** ***** own ******** ******* ********. I'm **** ***** *** several ******** ***** ** tax **** ********** *** issue. ** ***** *** really ***** ** ****** that ******** ******* ** not ******** ** ** arbitrary *** * ************ would **** ** **** up **** * ******** justification *** ***** ****** should **** ** *******.

*** **** ** **** at *** ***** ******* of **** ********* ******** with *** **** **** of ********** ***** **** globally. ** *** ****** where ** **** *** money **** *** ***. The *** ***** "** what *** **** ****** what *** ****"

*** **** ***** ***** was * *** ******* if *** ***** **** made ** *****, ** you **** ** ***** tax ***** *** ***** to ***** *** ****** to ***** ** ***** days, ****** ****** **% tax ** **** ****** in **** ******** *********. The ******* ******* ** you **** *** **** profit ** *****, *** can't *****( **********) *** money **** ** *** US ******* ****** **** taxes ** ***** ************. But ** ***** * strategy ** **** **** that ** ****. *** take * *** ** study ********* *** **** good **********/*** *** ****** to **** ***** **** as *** ** ********. One **** ** *** company * *** ** million ** ****** ********* and **** * ********* tax **** ** *%.

** ***** ** ** black *** ***** ****** and *** ****** **** to **** ** **** parameters ****** *** ******* to ***** ** ********** why **** *** ***** what **** ***. **** insiders **** **** *** wont **** ** ** annual ******, *** **** see *** *******.

**** ** *** ** the **** ******** **** in ****** *** * agree ******* ** ** good. ** **** * supply ***** ********** ****** that ******** ** ** buy ***** *** ***** farm ******** ******** ******** suppliers **** ******- ****** is ** *******. *** this **** ** ******** a ***** ******* ** world ******* **** ****** in ******* ****** *** they *** *** **** expensive. ** * ******** I **** *** **** for * ***** ****** if *** ****** ** has **** ***** ***** but * **** **** choices ** *** **** prices ******* ********** ******* tariffs ** ****. * then *** ****** ** cheese ***** ** ***** not *****. ********** ** un-competitive ***** ******** ** crazy. ** ***** ***** a ***** ************ ****** i ***'* ***** *** it ** ****** *** inexpensive ** ** *** about **** ****** ****** the ****** ******.

* ******* *** ***** is ** *********** ******* in **** ********** *** eliminating ***** ************ ******** to ******* ******* **** external *********.

***** *** ***** ** engagement ***** ******* ******** that **** ******** **** markets **** **********.

** ****** *** *** tariffs **** *** ******** farmers ********** ********* ** grow ***. *** ** may ******** *** ********* to *** ******* ** reduce **** ****** ****** as ****. **** ***** lose ** *** ********** level, *** *** *******.

*** ***** *** ****, the ***** ** ******* on ******* *** *** restrictive ***** **********. ***** government **** **** ** evaluate *** *********.

*** ***** **** ******* 25 ***** *** *** US ***** **** ** oil *******?

** ****** * ****** into *** ** *** added *** ** *,*%. For *** ********* ****** it’s **,*%.

** *** ****** ******** must **** **** **** but **’* * **** we’ve ***** ******.

*** ***** ** * few ***** *** ***** even *** * **** over *****!

** **** ** ****** from ***** ** ** import **** *** *******?

*** ******* (******* *** EU). ***** *** ***** are **** ********** ** Korea *** ********** **'* own ******* **** ** places.

******* *** * *** of ********* ******.

** ***** *** ** was ******** **** **** was ******** *** *******.

**** **** ******** ******** became **** *******. (*******, Nakamichi, ****).

**** *** *****. ******** Lucky ******** **** ****, CD *******, *** ***?

**** **** * ******* was * ***** ** junk.

***** ******** ** *** LG *** ******* *** become * *** **** manufacturer *** ***** ** the **.

*** ***** *** **** will ***** ***. **** food *** *******.

*** *** ** ***** Guys ********** **** *** backing ** *** ********** to *** ***** ** are ****** ***? ********** these ******* *** **** shake ********* *** ***.

* **** ********* ***** to **** ***** ********* to ***** ** *******. I ***** ** **** in *****/******* **** ****** parent ******* ** *****, can *** ***** **** tariff?

**, ******* ****. **** question. *** ***** ****** is: ***.

******* *** ******* ********* to ******* ** ******, not ******* ** ****** - ******* ** ****** forms *** **** ** the **' ********** ****** of *******. (****** ******** ****.)

*** ** *** ********* "country ** ******" ******? The *** ********* ** rules ** ******, ***** the ** ** ***** to,****: "*** *** ******* to ** ********** ** the ****** ** * particular **** ** ** either (*) *** ******* where ***good *** **** ****** ******** or, (2) when more than one country is concerned in the production of the good, the country ***** *** **** *********** ************** *** **** ******* ***".

*********, ** ********* ************ products ** ***** **** are **** ******* ** the **, ***** ******** are ********** ****** *******, not ******* ****. ** they ***** *** ** affected ** *******.

*******, ** **'* ************** clear **** ********* ** only ****** **** ******** changes ** ******* '************' in *****, *** ***** is ** "*********** **************" taking ***** ** ***** at ***, *** ** could ********* *** ******** to *********** ** **** in ***** *** ***** slap ******* ** ****, even ** **** *** shipped *** ** *****. (See**** * ** *** document.)

**'* ***** ****** **** non-Chinese ********* ************* ** China *** ***** ******** by *** *******. *** example, ** ***** **** cars ** ***** **** it ******* ** *** US, *** ***************** ** *** ********* ***** **** *** subject ** *** *******.

*** *** *******, ***** has ** ** * certain ********** ** ***** content "*********** **************"** ******* for **** ** **** countries *****. * *** this **** **** ********, if ** ****** ** correct ** *** **% US ******* *** **** in *** ***** ****** the *** **** ** China. *** ****: ***** the ******** *** **** in *** ** *** cost ** ****** *** software( *** ******* ** in *** ***) ******* towards *** ** ******* calculations.

** ** ****, *** not ***** ******** *** assemblies ** ******* ******* and *** ******* ** order ** **** ** that ******* ** ** export.

**** ** ********* **** to **** *** ***, always

* *** *** ********* moving ***** ********* ** the ** ** ******* the ***** ******** ******. I **** **** ** the ******** *** ***** by ******. * **** it *** **** ********* and **** ** **** the *********.

****/***** ************* ** ********** small ****** ******** ** Consumer ***********. ******* ******** electronics ******** ********** ***** of ***** *****, * know *** * **** that **** *****, *** of *** ***** ********** are ********* ** *****. Obviously, *** **** *** & ****, ******* *** automated.

* ***'* *** *** Hik *** ****** *********** by ******** ******** ******* here ** *** **, with **** ******* ****, labor **** *** ***** compared ** *****/*****/*******?

*** ********?

*****- **** *** ******* to **** * ***** loss

******- *** ******* ***** be ****** ******* ***** robots ** *** ** the ************* *** ********. All **** **** ** is * *** ********* to ** ******* *******. They ******* **** * software *********** ******** ** Canada.

***, *** **** *** added **** **** **** less *********? **’* **** to ** *** ***/************ special **** **** ****** increase ** * ***** where *** *** ********* on ********* ******* “*****”.

**** **** ***** [*] people ***** ** ******* machines ******** **** ******, package **, *** ***** another ***** ***** ** out *** ********.

*** ** **** **** people ******** *** ****** like ****? *** ***** is ***** ************ *********?

**** *** *** *********** watching * '*****' *** machinery ** * ******* line ** ********* ******* machinery **** **** ** the ********** *** **** it ** *** ****** is ***** ********* *** tested. **'* * **** fast *********. ***** *** seconds ******* ****** ** completed, ******** *** *** in ******** ***. ****** are ********** ********* ***** to *** **** ** the ******** **********, *** robots **** **** ****** pallets ** *******. * can ********** ********** *** they ******* ***,*** * day. ** ***** *** be * ******** ** there ** ***'* ** more ** ***** ***** operating. * ***** ****** the '*********' *** ***** in **** ** ****** with **** ******** ** whatever ***** ******** ***** take ***** *** **** have ** ****** ** how *** ******* *** actually ******** **** *** exception ** ******** *** starting *** *********.

*** ******** **'* ***'** (you ***) **** *****.

******, *** **** ***** in ***** ********* ** humongous. *** **** ********* are ********* *** **'* far **** * ******* that **** *** ******* without ****** ******* ** it.

*** ** **** * picture **** **** *** are ******* ** *** it ****** *** **** claims **** ***** ****.

* ***** *** ***** no ******** *******. *** yes *'** **** *** inside ******** *****, **** is ** ***** **** guess ****. ** * was ******** * ***** have **** *********** :).

**'* ***** **** * Hikvision ********** *** ******* against **** *****. *** two *** ** *** same **** :)

**** *** ******* ****, in ** *** ***** factory * *** ** build **** ******* * month *** ***** *** only *** **** *** device * ***** ******* it. **** *** **** and * ** **** things *** **** **** sophisticated *****.

*****, ****** *** **** input. **** **** ** make **** **** **** devices * *****, **** CCTV *******?

** *** ***** ***'* much ** ***** **** I ***** ***** **** it **** ** ******** including **** **********. ** use ** **** ** build *** ********* ********** which ***'* ****

**** ** ****, *'** toured ** ******** ******* in * ***** *** assembles **** *******. ** friend ** *** ********, who ******* *** *********, visited ***** ******* ** China **** ** ****.

****** ********* ********* ******** their ******** **** ** the **** * *****, I *** **** *** that *** **** ******* are **** *********.

***, **'* ****** ******. Mount *** **** **** the **** *** *****. Mount *** ***** **** the *******. ***** ** the ****** *** ***** the **** ***** * focus *****, ******* ******* into *** ***.

***** *** *** **** by ******, ** ******. Not **** **** ****** done ** ******, ** might ** ****** ** investments *****.

** * **** ****, our ******** ** ***** compared ** ******** ***********. I **** **** ******** friends ** * *****. Samsung **** ***** ******** division ** ******, ** never *** * **** security ********. ********* ** Samsung/LG, *** *** ** too *****, **** ***** rather ****** ***** *&* into *** ********** *** Smartphones.

* ***** ******** ********* over * ********* **** by ******* ***** ********. This *** **** ** years ***. ** *** time, * ******* **** Samsung ******** ***** ******* was **** ** ******* annually. ****, ******* ******** Division *** ** ******* in * *** ** Black ******.

*** ******* ************* ******* engineers *** **** ********, we ********* ***** **** high ***** *** ******** for **** **** **** usd.

*** ***** ** ***** but ******* , *******, entertainment *** ******** **** money.

* **** **** ******** everything ** **** ** C&K **** **** ****** to *** **** ****** volume ** ** **** 400 ******. **** ******* and **** ******.

********* ****** **** ***** number ** ******* *** day **** **,***. ** has ** ** ****** automated. **** ****.

********* ****** **** ***** number ** ******* *** day **** **,***.

********* ** *********, ** is *** ****** **** that. *** ****, **** averaged ~***,*** ******* ***,******, *******:

** **** ********* ************ more **** *** *******, while ** **** ** the ******* ******** ** excess ** *** ****** units. ** ****** ** have * ******* ******** in ********** ** *** second **** ** **** year. ** * *********, the *******’* ***** ********** capacity ** ****** ***,*** camera *****.

*** ****** ** *** their ************* ******* **, I ** *** **** nor **** * **** clear ****** *********** ** that *****. *** ******* info * **** **** is**** **** ********* ********* video (******* ****), ******** *****:

*** *** **** ****** I *** ***** ** a **** ***** ** automation

*** *** *** ******* info

**** *****. *'** *** my ******** ******** ** why **** ***'* ***** automate *** **********. *** sure ** *'** *** true ******* ****** **, but **** ***** *** findings.

**** **** * ****, Hik *** ******* ***** 10% ** ***** ********, anyone **** *******?

* **** *** ***** that. ** ***** ******* was "**** ***** ** sense, ****** **** **** enough ********* ** *** US ** **** *** raising ****** *** * while". *******, * ***** in **** **** *** would ******* ** ****** to ***** ****** * bit, ********** ** ******** inventory. ***** **** **** try ** *** *** tariff ** * *** to **** ******* *** of ********* ******** ***** and **** ****** *******.

********* **** **** ** doing ******* '***** ** and ****' **** ** ADI *** *********, *.*.

**** ** *** *** in *** **** ** days ** **.

*********** *** *** *******, **** ******* ******* it ***** ***** * techniques **** *** ******** to ***** ************ ** well:

(*) *** *** - "********* **** * ***** choice—order ***** ** **** the *********, ***** *** White ***** **** ***’* take ****** *** ** least *** ******, *** run *** **** ** ending ** **** ****** inventory. ** **** *** wait *** **** ****** the ****** ***** ** the ******* ** ** through."

(*) ****** ********* ******* of ***** - "**** companies **** ***** ** tamp **** ******* ** saying **** **** **** reducing ***** ******** ** China ******."

*** *** ******* **** emphasize **** ********* *** of ***** ******* ** hard ** **. *******, the ****** *** '***** war' ***** *** *** worse ********* **** ** will ***, *** **** shifting ** ***-******* ********* will *****.

********* **** ***** ***, or ****** ***** *** corporations ** ***********, ** say *** *****. *********** can **** ***** **** a ******** *** **** time, *** ********** ******* will ****** **** *** the *********** - *** to ***** ********* *******. When *********** ** ***, prices *** ***** ******* back ** ******* *** the **** ****** ***** in.

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