The Chinese authorities have said of Foxcn, that he cannot open his iPhe producti plants February 10, as reported by the newspaper Nikkei.
Reuters previously said that any additial delays would have a significant impact iPhe sales. The company is based the factories Foxcn to assemble iPhes in the quantities you need; if the company can’t do it, Apple can’t sell them.
Local governments are apparently ccerned by the close proximity of employees in the factories of Foxcn, expecting a high risk of ctagi.
Apple stores are also remains closed for lger than initially expected, with Apple telling employees that most of the Chinese stores will now be re-opened the 15th of February. In a statement, Apple said that “our first priority is the well-being of our teams, partners, suppliers and customers across China.”
However, Apple is in the end a business and the impact its financial statements relate to investors. Apple has reported a wider than normal range of forecasts for the next quarter in order to take account of coravirus of the disturbance, but some analysts are worried, Apple will have to reduce its estimates further with the repeated delays to the iPhe and Apple device producti (AirPods power supply is also particularly at risk).
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