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Apple to Rev Up Production in India, Vietnam – TechCrunch

 

Apple is continuing to cut its reliance on China and will move 5% of its global iPhone 14 production to India late this year, and expand its manufacturing capacity there to produce a quarter of all iPhones by 2025, according to a report by TechCrunch, which cited a note by JP Morgan analysts on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Vietnam will contribute 20% of all iPad and Apple Watch production, as well as 5% of MacBooks and 65% of AirPods by 2025, the analysts were quoted as saying in the report, which added that Samsung has also identified India as a key manufacturing hub because of its ample manpower and competitive costs, while Google plans to move production of some Pixel smartphones to India.

Read the full report: TechCrunch.

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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