Explaining What the Hell is Going On With U.S. Tariffs and Chinese Injection Molds

First off, every industrial designer knows that getting products made can be extraordinarily complicated. Even objects putatively manufactured in the U.S. may be assembled from parts made elsewhere. This is also true of production lines themselves, which may have American factories ejecting parts from injection molds…made in China. Understanding these complexities is, obviously, the first step towards managing them. There's no doubt that the U.S. runs a trade imbalance with China, and that it is in America's best interests to rectify that. But to accomplish that requires a careful analysis of how things are made, and a structured plan to protect American workers with minimal disruption. That

US lifts tariffs on China-made injection molds

Washington — The Donald Trump administration unexpectedly put a hold on steep 25 percent tariffs on injection molds imported from China in late December, a decision that industry observers say is likely to hurt American mold building companies but help U.S. plastics processors. The announcement from the U.S. Trade Representative means that the 25 percent tariffs on injection molds — imposed in July as part of the first round of $34 billion in duties on Chinese imports — will be suspended for at least one year. USTR did not explain its decision, but one attorney for the mold making industry said it may be a response to a flood of more than 200 requests from plastic injection molding companies

Thai Automotive Industry 2019

The year 2019 is shaping up to be a challenging one for Thailand's automotive industry in terms of keeping its competitiveness, both regionally and globally, as other developing countries venture into... read more at Bangkok Post In 2019, the FTI projects total Thai production of 2.15 million cars, even as domestic and external factors become volatile. The tentative projection includes 1.05 million cars sold locally, while exports... Please credit and share this article with others using this link:https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1606570/automotive-industry-at-a-turning-point. View our policies at http://goo.gl/9HgTd and http://goo.gl/ou6Ip. © Bangkok Post Public Company Limited.

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