DigiTimes reports today that Apple, alongside Facebook and Google, is eyeing to move production outside of China into Taiwan. The limited version of the report says:
US tech giants including Apple, Facebook and Google reportedly are mulling expanding test production of new products in Taiwan, whose advantages in the IT manufacturing sector have been highlighted by US-China trade war and the coronavirus outbreak,…
The topic of Apple moving production out of China have been swirling around since the COVID19 outbreak hit the country. Apple already has invested deeply in production in other countries such as India and Taiwan, moving aggressively to ramp up their supply infrastructure.
While there are reports indirectly indicating the direct impact that China has played on Apple, it’s evident that despite the economic downturn, the company does have a path forward.