Apple will make one out of every four iPhones in India by 2025.
According to the report, 25% of Apple’s products will be manufactured outside China by 2025.
These products include Mac, iPad, Apple Watch and AirPods.
New Delhi. Apple Inc. will make one out of every four iPhones in India by 2025. Due to rising geo-political tensions and strict COVID-19 lockdown in China, the tech giant wants to manufacture its products outside China. According to a report, by the end of 2022, Apple will transfer about 5 percent of the production of iPhone 14 to India, which is the second largest smartphone market in the world after China.
According to the report, 25% of Apple’s products will be manufactured outside China by 2025. These also include Mac, iPad, Apple Watch and AirPods. Let us tell you that Apple started iPhone assembly in India in 2017 through Wistron. After this, the Government of India put pressure on the company for local manufacturing with Foxconn.
Although the coronavirus pandemic has hindered business supply chain relocation plans, most companies, including Apple, are ramping up these efforts again this year with restrictions easing.
Tata had talked about joint venture
A Bloomberg report earlier this month said the Tata Group is in talks with Wistron to set up a joint venture to assemble iPhones in the country amid Apple’s plan to cut manufacturing of the Chinese product. To be.
Taiwanese companies assemble the iPhone
Let us tell you that only Taiwan companies like Foxconn and Wistron make the iPhone. In India too, the Indian unit of the same companies assembles the iPhone. It is worth noting that Apple has been trying to spread the production of the iPhone out of China for a long time.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 22, 2022, 11:40 IST