Cisco expects 'minimal impact' from US-China tariff increase

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Cisco expects 'minimal impact' from US-China tariff increase

CEO Robbins claims Cisco has done everything necessary to reduce exposure to new 25 per cent levy

Cisco has shaken up its supply chain to minimise the manufacturing it carries out in China after tariffs rose again. Speaking on an earnings call for the vendor's Q3 results, CEO Chuck Robbins said the firm has taken steps to mitigate any adverse effects from the increases. China revealed last week that it would be hiking tariffs from 10 per cent to between 20 and 25 per cent for some products. "If you remember back many months ago when the 10 per cent tariffs were announced we said, we...

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