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India Cuts Import Duty On TV Categories

In a move that has significance for the TV industry in India, the Indian Government announced on July 10th that, effective immediately, import duties on CRT TV picture tubes as well as displays and other components used to manufacture flat panel TVs under 19” are now exempted from import duty. Continue Reading

China 5% Import Duty: a Compromise or a Driver?

As we have discussed, the Chinese government has been considering increasing LCD panel import duties to help its local panel manufacturers. Currently, import duties on LCD modules are 5%, and 3% for the cell and open cell (cell with driver ICs and PCB attached). Speculation that the Chinese government may double tariffs has been a source of concern for Korean and Taiwanese panel suppliers who are importing LCD TV cells and modules to China.
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