View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
March 11, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 1:09pm


By CBR Staff Writer

Underlining the way in which rules of the European Union are routinely drawn up so inflexibly as to allow no leeway as conditions change, the European Commission is being forced into the absurdity of reintroducing minimum prices for dynamic memory chips from Japan and South Korea with immediate effect. The duties, ludicrous now that world memory prices have slumped, threaten to put local electronics manufacturers at an enormous disadvantage. The anti-dumping duties were were suspended 21 months ago due to the rise in prices, but the rules say they have to be reintroduced from yesterday. The duties will be imposed gradually with the first real impact likely on April 1.

Content from our partners
Green for go: Transforming trade in the UK
Manufacturers are switching to personalised customer experience amid fierce competition
How many ends in end-to-end service orchestration?

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.