September will see the release of the iPhone 13. And Apple wants to ship around 130 to 150 million devices by the end of the year. And the US company still produces the majority of them in China, with most of them being assembled at Foxconn in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou. There, the mega-factory of the Taiwanese contract manufacturer, which employs around 250,000 people, is responsible for the production of around 80 percent of all iPhones worldwide. The problem: fewer and fewer workers are willing to work at the assembly line.
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