29 Jan '12, 7am

Apple products once made in US, now made in China

Apple products once made in US, now made in China

Foxconn Technology, which assembles iPhones in China, was flooded with applicants at a 2010 job fair. -- PHOTO: CHINA DAILY (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Not long ago, Apple boasted that its products were made in America. Today, almost all of the 70 million iPhones, 30 million iPads and 59 million other products Apple sold last year were manufactured in other countries. Why can't that work come home, President Obama asked Apple's Steve Jobs at a dinner in California last February. 'Those jobs aren't coming back,' Mr Jobs reportedly said. It is not just a matter of wages being lower outside the United States. Rather, Apple's executives believe the vast scale of overseas factories as well as the flexibility, diligence and industrial skills of foreign workers have so outpaced their American counterparts that 'Made in the USA' is no longer a viable option for most Apple pr...

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