Refuting earlier reports that Apple may have cut iPhone production orders, leading iPhone assembler Foxconn has claimed that iPhone orders for December 2022 have not been cut, media reports say. rice field. Recent reports said the company has asked contract suppliers to cut production of iPhones, MacBooks and AirPods due to weak demand.
Reports that Apple cut production orders for the iPhone helped Apple’s market value fall below $2 trillion.
Reuters reports that unnamed Foxconn sources familiar with the matter said December’s month-over-month growth in the consumer electronics business, including smartphones, was due to major customer Apple cutting orders. It indicates that you have not
This comes at a time when the California-based tech giant is expected to hire a Chinese manufacturer to assemble a premium iPhone Pro model, and the Taiwanese firm is hit by workers’ protests against Covid-19 restrictions. Breaks a production hold on its largest supplier, Foxconn, after it was cracked. It is the company’s largest factory in China, the Financial Times reported.
Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles most of the iPhones for Apple, eased most of its Covid restrictions at its factory in Zhengzhou, China last month, Bloomberg reported. The move is seen as an important step forward for the facility, which has been a flashpoint in China’s efforts to contain the infection, according to the report.
If you recall, in early November, a video appeared on a Chinese social media site showing several Chinese migrant workers climbing a fence, citing poor conditions at the factory of Foxconn, which makes Apple’s iPhones. A video surfaced. The video showed workers fleeing from his iPhone factory, China’s largest in the COVID-affected Zhengzhou, amid lockdowns caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Insecurity also leads to thousands of workers quitting.