Earlier, it was reported that Apple plans to decentralize its production lines. Some iPads and Apple Watches will be produced in Vietnam, while iPhones will be assembled in India. In addition to satisfying the local market, they will also be exported to other countries. Bloomberg also pointed out that 25% of the world’s iPhones will be made in India by 2025, and Apple has earlier confirmed that the iPhone 14 has started assembly in India.
Ming-Chi Kuo, a well-known analyst with close ties to Apple’s supply chain, recently shared on Twitter that Apple plans to arrange about 25 to 30% of its products to be produced in factories outside of China in the next 3 to 5 years. output elsewhere. Ming-Chi Kuo specifically mentioned MacBook laptops. He pointed out that the entire line of MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are currently produced in China, but some production lines will be relocated to Thailand in the future.
Ming-Chi Kuo explained that Quanta Computer, which has been producing MacBooks for Apple for a long time, has been actively expanding in Thailand in recent years, just in line with Apple’s plan to move production lines from China to other places. Risks such as tariffs on imported products.
Data and picture sources:macrumors
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