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Report: Apple talking with supply chain to investigate moving 30% of production out of China

June 19, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

The US/Chinese trade war has sent ripples of concern throughout big corporations. Apple has relied almost exclusively on Chinese manufacturing and assembly for its product lines for many years, and has been particularly exposed to the recent rounds of tariffs on Chinese exports.

Nikkei reports that Apple is talking with suppliers and is in early stages of a ‘fundamental restructuring’ of its supply chain. Apple has reportedly asked suppliers to price up the cost of moving 15-30% of production out of China.

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