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India is new alternative for iPhone production

According to a media report, Apple has found an additional production site in India to China, where Covid lockdowns had paralyzed manufacturing. The US technology company is planning to manufacture its iPhone 14 in India as well, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Apple’s Taiwanese supplier Foxconn has reportedly already examined the process of shipping components from China and assembling the iPhone 14 at a plant outside the southern Indian city of Chennai. Production could start there in late October. According to Bloomberg, the growing tensions between the US and China are also a reason for diversifying production. rtr/nib

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