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North America Q1 shipments of Roku OS smart TVs made in China surge as stocks build to dodge tariff hikes

Thursday 25 July 2019 | 12:47 CET | News
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The US-China trade dispute has increased adoption of smart television sets in the North American market, particularly those using the Roku operating system (OS), according to consultancy IHS Markit. Smart TVs made up 89 percent of TV shipments there in the first quarter, with Roku accounting for 37 percent. Fears of tariff rises had encouraged brands reliant on Chinese output to import more sets to North America.

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Companies: Roku
Countries: North America
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