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Apple: AirPods and Beats soon to be made in India – 05/10/2022 at 14:41


(AOF) – Apple is asking its suppliers to transfer part of their production of AirPods and Beats headphones to India for the first time, the Nikkei Asia newspaper reveals. According to three sources familiar with the matter, production could begin next year. “iPhone assembler Foxconn is preparing to manufacture Beats headphones in the country, and hopes to eventually produce AirPods there as well, said two people with direct knowledge of the matter,” the outlet said.

Apple recently announced that it has started manufacturing iPhone 14s in India.

The American technology group wants to diversify the supply chain outside of China due to rising geopolitical risks, but also supply problems caused by Beijing’s “zero Covid” policy.

This move by Apple also comes as the Indian government has put in place attractive policies, by offering financial incentives, to increase local manufacturing for both the Indian domestic market and the international market.

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