Apple supplier making AirPods components in India for export to China and Vietnam

US smartphone supplier Apple, Jabil Inc, began manufacturing AirPods components in India for export to China and Vietnam. Apple has started working on a plan to move much of its manufacturing to China.

Bloomberg News has given this information in a report. Questions sent by Reuters to Apple and Jabil went unanswered. Apple has planned to reduce manufacturing in China due to the increasing tension between the US and China and the great impact on manufacturing due to the restrictions imposed in China due to Corona.

Apple has increased iPhone manufacturing in India as well as exports. The company has exported $1 billion worth of phones from the country in December. Apple’s contract manufacturers Foxconn and Wistron assemble the iPhone in India. Electronics and IT Secretary Alkesh Kumar Sharma briefed the global business community on $1 billion worth of iPhone exports in December at a G20 forum. He said the central government has launched some schemes to transform India from services to a country with a large share of products. He said: “The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme has really benefited. Mobile manufacturing in the country has reached the next level. Apple has increased manufacturing and exports for India. In December, the company announced a billion dollar smartphone export.

He reported that an ecosystem for electronic hardware, semiconductors is being created in India. The government’s emphasis is on emerging technologies. Apple has set itself a goal of increasing India’s share of total iPhone production to 25 percent. For the company, this figure is currently around seven percent. Apple began assembling the iPhone in the country a few years ago through its contract manufacturer Wistron. In addition to Wistron, Foxconn also assembles the iPhone in India for Apple. Foxconn plans to quadruple the workforce at its factories in the country over the next two years.

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