Phillips faces significant global competition. The company faces competition from not only large firms such as Samsung Electronics, Sharp, and Sanyo Electric, but also from smaller companies like Graybar Electric Company, RF Micro Devices and other manufacturers from China and Korea who provide customers with cheaper alternatives. These products are considerably less expensive due to low manufacturing costs in these regions. The company may face pricing pressure and longer sales cycles due to increased competition, which in turn may lead to lower profitability.
EU WEEE and RoHS directives
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive of the European Union (EU) forces producers of electrical goods to be financially responsible for the specified collection, recycling, treatment and disposal of past and future covered products. Although some countries are yet to implement this directive, companies operating in the market became responsible for implementing their responsibilities under the WEEE in August 2005. The EU member states that have yet to implement the WEEE directive are likely to implement it in 2006. In addition, Philips is also subject to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive, which adopted in February 2003, will come into effect in July 2006. The RoHS Directive restricts the use of six hazardous substances such as lead and mercury in the manufacture of electronic and electrical goods. Philips could incur sizeable costs and liab.
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腓力面對重要的全球競爭。公司面對競爭從不不過大的公司 , 像是韓國三星公司電子學，高調和三洋電動的，但是也從像 Graybar 來自中國和提供較便宜的替代選擇給消費者的韓國的電動的公司，射頻微裝置和其他的製造業者一樣的較小的公司。 由於低的製造業費用，這些產品在這些區域中非常地比較不貴。 公司可能面對訂價的壓力一
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