I'm a native Chinese in mainland China's Zhejiang province. I know that the manufacturing of 3Dconnexion devices are outsourced to mainland China's contract manufacturer Xiamen Intretech Inc, 3Dconnexion's parent company Logitech also outsourced the product manufacturing to this OEM/UDM/JDM firm in Xiamen city.Buy and register a new SpaceMouse® Pro Wireless before June 11th 2019 and get a CadMouse Wireless with Pad for free*
This offer is valid from March 11, 2019 to June 11, 2019 in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States of America.
https://www.3dconnexion.eu/spacemouse_p ... motion/eu/
What astonished me is that the 3Dconnexion spacemouse devices are sold at even higher prices in mainland China than the prices in Europe, USA...
Take 3DX-700075 SpaceMouse Pro Wireless for example, the listed price in Europe:
391.51*(* Price includes VAT at 19% (German rate). Shipping charges apply unless stated. )
https://www.3dconnexion.eu/nc/buy/shop/ ... p/one.html
and according to the Terms and conditions from
§ 4 Prices
The prices quoted on our web page are end prices including taxes.
As the 3Dconnexion's authorised reseller in mainland China, the company Shanghai Want Join Tech listed the 3Dconnexion devices at even higher prices in mainland China's online stores like Alibaba's Taobao online shopping store, JD.com online shopping store.
price on taobao: 3080 CNY=405.59 Euros, 3018 CNY(promotion price)=397.523 Euros
https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a1 ... 1272466526
price on JD.com: 3080 CNY= 405.59 Euros
1 euro=7.592 China Yuan(CNY), March 25th, 2019
Why end users as customers of 3Dconnexion devices in mainland China have to bear the extra cost? Is it so becasue of China's heavy taxes? Or are end users as customers in mainland China discriminated by 3Dconnexion?