The most recent trade spat between the U.S. According to some sources speaking with Bloomberg, Google has moved much of its U.S.-bound motherboard manufacturing to Taiwan. What you need to know
Tariffs from the trade war would have put a 25% tax on motherboards imported to the U.S. … and China has been ramping up lately with increased tariffs, a ban on Huawei using U.S. The shift comes in response to a 25% tariff placed on the import of printed circuit board assembly products. Google is moving some of its manufacturing to avoid higher tariffs on imports. from China. Production for American-bound Nest products is also being moved to Taiwan and Malaysia. In response to the tariffs and an increasingly unfriendly Chinese government, Google’s parent company Alphabet has begun moving production of its U.S-bound motherboards and Nest hardware out of China. technologies, and China threatening bans of its own. Google has shifted production for most of its U.S.-bound motherboards to Taiwan.