A Beijing Apple store’s iPhone display. China is an important market for Apple products, as well as being a key supply chain partner. Photo: Kyodo A Beijing Apple store’s iPhone display. China is an important market for Apple products, as well as being a key supply chain partner. Photo: Kyodo
A Beijing Apple store’s iPhone display. China is an important market for Apple products, as well as being a key supply chain partner. Photo: Kyodo

US-China tech war: Apple puts China squarely at the apex of supplier list, bucking talk of decoupling and scrutiny of its vendors

  • Nearly one-third of the newly shortlisted companies are from the Chinese mainland, according to a Post analysis of Apple’s supplier list for 2017 and 2020
  • The increase in the number of mainland companies used by the iPhone maker highlights the importance of China in global hi-tech supply chains

Topic |   US-China decoupling
A Beijing Apple store’s iPhone display. China is an important market for Apple products, as well as being a key supply chain partner. Photo: Kyodo A Beijing Apple store’s iPhone display. China is an important market for Apple products, as well as being a key supply chain partner. Photo: Kyodo
A Beijing Apple store’s iPhone display. China is an important market for Apple products, as well as being a key supply chain partner. Photo: Kyodo
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