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Analyst predicts a quarter of iPhone production to move to India by 2025

By Cookie Monster - on 23 Sep 2022, 12:00am

Analyst predicts a quarter of iPhone production to move to India by 2025

The Apple iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

One out of four Apple iPhones might be made in India by 2025 according to J.P. Morgan analysts.

Their estimates also suggest 25% of all Apple products will be built outside of China by 2025. As for the iPhone 14, Apple is expected to move 5% of the production capacity to India from late 2022.

India is emerging as a manufacturing hub for Apple. Foxconn announced in 2019 that it was ready to mass produce new iPhones in India. The country had been manufacturing older iPhone models for a few years.

In 2020, Foxconn reportedly invested $1 billion in India to make iPhones. Economic Times also claimed that year that Apple was exploring the possibility of moving nearly 20% of its iPhone production from China to India. Earlier this year, The Wall Street Journal says Apple informed contract manufacturers to expand production outside of China to India and Southeast Asia.

Source: Reuters

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