The Apple store in the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing on December 8. Apple’s involvement is again raising questions after a report revealed that Tim Cook personally lobbied Chinese politicians for favorable treatment. Photo: EPA-EFE

People walk next to an Apple store at the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing, China, 08 December 2021.  EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY
The Apple store in the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing on December 8. Apple’s involvement is again raising questions after a report revealed that Tim Cook personally lobbied Chinese politicians for favorable treatment. Photo: EPA-EFE People walk next to an Apple store at the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing, China, 08 December 2021. EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY
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Apple’s reported US$275 billion China investment questioned by state media after report of Tim Cook’s lobbying

  • A report about Apple CEO Tim Cook personally lobbying for favoured treatment in China has been downplayed by state media, which questioned the amount invested
  • After Cook met with Chinese politicians in 2016, Apple invested in Didi Chuxing, moved iCloud operations to China, and partnered with Tsinghua University

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The Apple store in the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing on December 8. Apple’s involvement is again raising questions after a report revealed that Tim Cook personally lobbied Chinese politicians for favorable treatment. Photo: EPA-EFE

People walk next to an Apple store at the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing, China, 08 December 2021.  EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY
The Apple store in the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing on December 8. Apple’s involvement is again raising questions after a report revealed that Tim Cook personally lobbied Chinese politicians for favorable treatment. Photo: EPA-EFE People walk next to an Apple store at the Sanlitun shopping area in Beijing, China, 08 December 2021. EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY
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