China Slashes Tariffs On Computer, Camera Imports

Law360, New York (January 27, 2011, 7:43 PM EST) -- China's Ministry of Finance announced Thursday that it would cut duties on computers, camcorders and digital cameras to 10 percent from 20 percent, allowing U.S. computer makers to expand further into the country's fast-growing market.

The announcement comes on the heels of Chinese President Hu Jintao's trade-focused visit to the U.S., when American lawmakers decried Chinese policies of currency manipulation and protectionist measures that place U.S. companies at a disadvantage in the Chinese market.

So far, American computer makers have had a difficult time competing with...
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