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Globalisation - Apple shifts iPhone production from China to India

Graham Watson

27th September 2022

Something for Economics and Business students alike: Apple is planning to make its new iPhone 14 handsets in India, as it looks to diversify away from China.

Lots to think about here - location, multiplier effects, diversification, the implications for Apple's supply chain an organisational structure.

But you might also think about whether political pressure has also played a role as the US government looks to discourage its firms in the high tech sector from engaging with China.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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