Apple has all the time tried to diversify its manufacturing throughout completely different contractors however Foxconn has remained its key associate all through the years. And for the primary time ever Foxconn is planning to meet a few of the iPad and MacBook orders exterior China.
In keeping with an inside supply, the producer needs to construct a brand new meeting line in Vietnam to construct iPads and MacBooks. The meeting line will begin manufacturing within the first half of 2021 and shall be positioned in Vietnam’s northeastern Bac Giang province. Supposedly, Apple has requested from Foxconn to scale back its reliance on China amid rising rigidity and the continuing US-China commerce warfare.
Though Foxconn hasn’t made any feedback on the matter as a result of it is not allowed to take action, there’s already a subsidiary arrange known as FuKang Know-how Co Ltd for $270 million and shall be used to develop its Vietnamese growth.