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GoPro Takes the Lead in Shift Out of China to Avoid Tariffs

  • Camera maker to move U.S.-bound production by next summer
  • Step will come at "relatively low cost," according to CFO
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GoPro Inc. will move most of its U.S.-bound camera production out of China by next summer, becoming one of the first brand-name electronics makers to take such action to minimize the impact of the escalating trade war.

“Today’s geopolitical business environment requires agility,” GoPro Chief Financial Officer Brian McGee said in a statement Monday. “We’re proactively addressing tariff concerns.” The company is still deciding where to put the manufacturing operation.