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Not made in China? Apple contractor says it's feasible : IPhone production can shift to avoid tariffs, Foxconn says

Jun 12, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand.

The Cupertino, Calif., company's primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the U.S. outside China if necessary, according to a senior executive at Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer now makes most of the smartphones on the Chinese mainland.

China is a crucial cog in Apple's business, the origin of most of its iPhones and iPads as well as its...