Apple chief executive Tim Cook visits an Apple store in Shanghai on October 9, 2018. During a four-day trip to China that month his itinerary included a meeting with Li Qiang, secretary of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters

Inside Apple’s high-stakes diplomacy in the US-China trade war

  • Cook has made a point of directly engaging with Trump, even as the president’s immigration policies have scared off other executives from Silicon Valley
  • Apple counts about 10,000 employees in China and is responsible for more than 3 million jobs there through its supply chains
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Apple chief executive Tim Cook visits an Apple store in Shanghai on October 9, 2018. During a four-day trip to China that month his itinerary included a meeting with Li Qiang, secretary of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
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