Taxing Virtually All Network Equipment Will Hurt U.S. Industry, Warns TIA
Arlington, VA (May 14, 2019) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued the following statement after the Office of the U.S Trade Representative proposed levying a duty of up to 25 percent on approximately $300 billion in imported Chinese goods, including a…
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Tariffs to Cost Telecom Equipment Industry Hundreds of Millions, Says TIA
Arlington, VA (September 17, 2018) – This evening, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office released a finalized list of products subject to Section 301 tariffs of 10% effective September 24, 2018, with rates set to rise to 25% by 2019. These tariffs will impact a broad range of communications equipment, with the financial damage expected to reach…
TIA Urges China to Refrain from Imposing Tariffs on U.S. Telecom Goods
Arlington, VA (August 3, 2018) –– In response to today’s announcement by China’s Ministry of Commerce to propose retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, the Telecommunications Industry Association issued the following statement: “TIA urges the Chinese government to refrain from imposing the duties it proposed today on a wide variety of telecom products.…
TIA Warns of Inflationary Effects of Section 301 Tariffs on Telecom Products
Arlington, VA (July 11, 2018) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued a statement after the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a proposed list of $200 billion in imports to subject to 10% tariffs. “The Administration’s new tariff list includes routers, switches and other…
Growing Protectionism in China’s ICT Market
Christopher Millward, head of the U.S. Information Technology Office (USITO), a policy research group in Beijing, explains how China’s protectionist policies hurt U.S. exporters.
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TIA Welcomes FCC Decision to Extend Compliance Timeline for Certifying Telecom Equipment Testing Labs in Foreign Countries
Arlington, Va. (June 16, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, welcomed the decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to extend the transition period for testing labs that certify mobile phones and other radio equipment in some foreign countries by one year,…