Why China?

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Cost:

Costs in China are on average very favorable even considering the current tarriff situations that are effecting trade relationships between USA and China.  We will continue to monitor these relationships.

Supply Base:

Metal Products, Fasteners, Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel Tube, Zinc Die casting, Plastic (ABS) Injections, Glass, Assembly Components

Logistics:

PRO: Very Stable, Cost Effective, Robust, Diverse. 


CON: Chinese New Year, Depending on forwarder 30-50 day ocean time

Recent News:

Tariffs:

25% on 50B Steel and  +200B effecting multiple  other HS Codes.


For latest list of tariffs applied to China, please contact us or see below.


September 2018 Tariff list:  https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/301Investigations/Tariff%20List-09.17.18.pdf 



Other Notable Comments:

 https://ustr.gov/countries-regions/china-mongolia-taiwan/peoples-republic-china