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Japanese Corporation Sony has threatened to raise the price of the PlayStation in the US, if the us side will take the decision to increase duties on parts used in the consoles, within the framework of a trade war with China. About it writes The Wall Street Journal, citing the statement of the financial Director of the Corporation Hiroki Totoki.
As notes the edition, the greater part of the PlayStation contractors are doing Sony in China. The company has already warned Washington about a possible increase in prices. Hiroki Totoki in conversation with the publication noted that the increase in duties on Chinese products in electronics eventually will hit the United States itself.
According to the newspaper, finally Sony has not yet decided about the price increase and while researching the different options for responding to the growth of tariffs, in particular, a scenario in which part of the burden on consumers.
In may, during the escalation of trade confrontation between the US and China, us President Donald trump instructed to impose duties on goods from China worth $ 300 billion. In the list of goods that may fall under the restrictions, included and made in China game console.
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