Q2 Pulse of Lighting Report Offers Updates on Tariffs and Market Conditions

The Q2 Pulse of Lighting Report, jointly published by David Gordon’s Channel Marketing Group and the William Blair investment firm is out and it offers some interesting insight into the state of today’s lighting market, based 206 responses – 81

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Trump Says U.S. and Mexico Reach Last-Minute Deal to Avoid Tariffs

Mexico has agreed to U.S. demands that it tighten its borders to stop the flow of illegal Central American immigrants from coming into the U.S. through Mexico. The deal suspends steep tariffs on imported Mexican goods that were to go

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U.S. – China Trade War Truce Increases Uncertainty in the LED Industry

The LED industry has been involved in the trade war between the United States and China as LED components and related lighting products were included in the list of extra tariffs. The two countries have recently reached a trade truce

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U.S., China Explore Deal as Leaders Meet at G-20 Summit

Washington would hold off on further tariffs and the two sides would discuss big changes in Chinese economic policy under the deal. The U.S. and China, looking to defuse tensions and boost markets, are exploring a trade deal in which

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LED Business Not Very Profitable in Past Fiscal Year; IoT is the One Bright Spot

With the beginning of September comes the start of the new fiscal year for the LED business. Unfortunately, the report card for most LED makers and LED lighting makers has not been good. In recent years the LED lighting industry

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NEMA Urges USTR to Hone China Tariffs with Narrow Targets and Time Limits

On August 21, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) testified on behalf of its Member companies that would be materially affected by additional tariffs proposed by the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on products made in China. The Administration

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The Impacts of the U.S. – China Trade War on Global LED Lighting Business

In April, the U.S. government has proposed a list of 1300 Chinese exports and announced to impose 25 percent tariffs on these products, following the Section 301 investigation. Later in July, the Trump administration released the second tranche of additional

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The Impacts of Trump’s $200 Billion China Tariff List on the LED Industry

On July 10th , the Trump administration announced plans to propose additional tariffs on US$200 Billion worth of Chinese goods and released the tariff list. LEDinside analyzed the list right after the announcement and anticipated that the new tariff list

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Seoul Semiconductor in Unique Position on the Newly-Announced Tariffs on LEDs

The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced today that a 25% tariff is scheduled to be imposed on a wide range of products imported to the US from China, including LEDs. Some 80% of the LED industry relies

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Price Fear as Trump Hits Chinese LEDs

Light emitting diodes, filament lamps and arc lamps as well as aluminum and solid-state electronic parts are all included on a proposed list of 1,200 products issued by the Office of the United States Trade Representative. The stand-out item from

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Trump’s Tariff Would Have Limited Impact on LED Companies in China and Taiwan

The Trump administration on April 4, 2018 published a list of 1300 Chinese exports and proposed to apply a 25% tariff on these products. However, the proposal would have limited impact on LED companies in China and Taiwan, according to

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