Tag: Foxconn

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Urges Apple to Move Production from China to Taiwan

Foxconn founder Terry Gou announced that he will be stepping down as chairman from July 1st. In an interview with Bloomberg, Gou said “I am urging Apple to move to Taiwan,” when he was asked if Apple would move the production outside China. Foxconn is one of the major manufacturers for iPhone and runs the […]

Read More

Apple reportedly mulls shifting 15-30% of manufacturing out of China

(Reuters) — Apple has asked its major suppliers to assess the cost implications of moving 15-30% of their production capacity from China to Southeast Asia as it prepares for a restructuring of its supply chain, according to a Nikkei Asian Review report on Wednesday. Apple’s request was a result of the extended Sino-U.S. trade dispute, but […]

Read More

Foxconn Can Produce iPhones for the US Outside of China if Needed

The trade war between the U.S. and China has left many wondering how the production of iPhones could be affected if the situation escalates between the two countries. Foxconn, Apple’s largest supply-chain partner, says that the company has enough capacity outside of China to fulfill the iPhone demand in the United States. The statement was […]

Read More

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China

(Reuters) — Foxconn, the world’s top contract electronics assembler, said it had enough capacity outside China to meet Apple’s demand in the American market if the need should arise for the iPhone maker to adjust its production lines due to the U.S.-China trade war. The comments come as U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to […]

Read More