Foxconn is considering moving the production of Apple smartphones from China to factories in Vietnam. It is reported by Reuters, citing the Vietnamese media. Such a step will be a response to the actions taken by the Trump administration in the economic confrontation between the United States and China.
In addition to Vietnam, are considered in Foxconn as a country for locating factories and Thailand. However, in both cases, the main problems may be associated with a lack of skilled workers for such enterprises, as well as an unprepared infrastructure.
Recall that in late November, Donald Trump proposed to introduce a tax on goods imported from China. In this case, under the “distribution” can get a lot of electronics – in particular, laptops and smartphones. According to preliminary estimates, iPhones assembled in China may add $ 60–160 in this case.