Tariff Quote Watch: Dell Relies on Pricing and Pivot to Tackle Tariffs — Panjiva


Tariff Quote Watch: Dell Relies on Pricing and Pivot to Tackle Tariffs

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Computer maker Dell has so far avoided a significant impact on its earnings from U.S. duties on Chinese imports. The firm has “passed that cost along to end users” for its U.S.-built desktop machines, according to Vice-Chairman for products and operations Jeff Clarke. Should tariffs be increased, or applied to laptops which it sources from China, the firm would “pivot our supply chain” to “jurisdictions that are not subjected to tariffs” though “there will be a cost”. While an extension of tariffs is unlikely in the near-term the industry c...

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