Chinese government has release new print consumables purchase regulations, putting aftermarket products as the primary option.
The statement was made from its official website by the Procurement Center of the Central Government Institution of the People’s Republic of China. It is expected that the move would help the Chinese government reduce operating cost while give more support to its consumables industry.
According to the statement, aftermarket consumables will be officially introduced to the 2013 government procumbent bid. It also emphasizes that the government must take aftermarket consumables as the primary purchased option instead of the OEM products, unless the aftermarket products fail to meet the requirements.
China is currently the largest print consumables manufacturing base, with Zhuhai recognized as the world’s capital of the industry.