Your AIBs just got more expensive

Better buy them now.

As you may have heard, the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in Washington D.C. has unilaterally decreed a tariff of several goods manufactured in China and elsewhere. And that same person with the powers vested in him by the electoral college has said he will raise the rate from 10% to 25% and has increased the number of products and materials coming from China that will fall under the tariffs. Essential items, such as Apple watches and hair used for wigs have been exempted, demonstrating the compassion and economic insight of the administration, and the beneficiaries of lobbyist funding.

Add-in board suppliers evidently didn’t contribute enough or hire the right lobbyists.

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