While some printed material will be subjected to tariffs, bound print books are not included, contrary to prior reporting based on a misreading of the U.S. Trade Representative update on which products will be covered on forthcoming tariffs.
The mobile app enables consumers to print photos and documents as and when they like, or need, by automatically linking to the nearest photo kiosk.
Not surprisingly, the U.S.-China trade dispute and its ramifications loom large in this 33rd annual coverage on the Hong Kong and China print manufacturing industry. Seven major export printers shared their observations, hopes, and plans on dealing with the tariffs and the fallouts.
Inspiration, communication, diversification, active participation, and continuous self-improvement encapsulate the Chinese company's business stance.
Treating the U.S. tariffs as another business challenge—along with rising production costs, slimmer profit margins, and more stringent regulations—is the pragmatic way forward for Hong Kong and China print manufacturers.