Politico Influence says that DJI worked with two different lobbying firms in Washington, presumingly to reduce the impact of tariffs on their drone business and help shape the regulatory framework for flying drones recreationally and commercially.
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DJI worked with two different lobbyist firms
Theodoric Meyer of Politico Influence writes:
In another development for a Chinese company pushing back against restrictions imposed by Congress and the Trump administration, DJI Technology, a Chinese drone company, has parted ways with BGR Group. DJI has paid BGR $80,000 to lobby Congress since hiring the firm in April. DJI still retains K&L Gates and also has several in-house lobbyists, according to disclosure filings.
The news that DJI is working with lobbying firms shouldn’t really come as a surprise. The tariffs form a threat to their drone business in the US. The drone business in general is very much dependent on the rule-making process and drone regulations that are being developed by the Federal Aviation Administration.
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