German cameras and lenses are subject to the new Trump 25% US import tax

Trump's new 25% US tax on European products made in Germany includes also cameras and lenses:

"Products of Germany described below are subject to additional import duties of 25 percent ad valorem: Objective lenses and parts & access. thereof, for cameras, projectors, or photographic enlargers or reducers, except projection, nesoi" (see bottom of page 2 of attached PDF file)

The effective date for the new tariffs is October 18, 2019.

Update: it seems that the new tariffs apply only to lenses, lens accessories and camera parts.

Via LeicaRumors

This entry was posted in Other. Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.
  • FCC disclosure statement: this post may contain affiliate links or promotions that do not cost readers anything but help keep this website alive. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network. Thanks for your support!

  • Back to top