Fitbit China Manufacturing

Fitbit Diversifies its Supply Chain Outside of China

On Nov. 6, 2019, Fitbit, which is about to be acquired by Google for $2.9 billion, announced that it has undertaken a plan to shift its manufacturing operations outside of China for effectively all of its trackers and smartwatches.  As a result, starting in January 2020, the company expects those products will no longer be of Chinese origin and therefore not subject to Section …

Offset the Chinese Tariff with a FTZ subzone

FTZs can Help Offset the Additional 10% Tariff on Imported Chinese Goods

Published on August 9, 2019 As a result of continued trade talks with China, President Trump announced that he will implement an additional 10% tariff on the remaining 300 billion dollars of goods being imported from China into the U.S. starting on Sept. 1, 2019.  He recently implemented of 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, in addition to …