Will Apple Ever Choose India Over China?

As the pandemic pushes the tech giant to diversify its supply chain, India is eager to take up the mantle

Employees at the Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, China on May 26, 2010. Photo: Qilai Shen/Getty Images

Foxconn and Pegatron

During the peak of the pandemic, Apple’s production in India picked up pace.

Testing the waters

Companies are looking to diversify their supply chains whether or not they find a country that currently meets their needs.

What’s changed in the past couple years?

Apple still has more than 135 major suppliers operating in China, compared to seven in India.

The road ahead

No other country provides such a massive untapped market.

freelance technology writer | sarveshmathi.com

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