Tim Cook shared some of the details of his recent meeting with Dald Trump, during which he allegedly criticized President Trump's trade war with China.
"I felt that tariffs were not the right approach, and I showed him some types of more analytical things to show why," Cook said Bloomberg Televisi . to the 25% tariffs imposed by the Trump administrati products worth about $ 50 billi entering the United States from China.
Cook's message Trump focused the importance of cooperati between China and the United States and how problematic tariffs might turn out. taxes, Apple was spared the charges.
Many people feared that this was not the case because Apple assembled several of its devices in China, but the iPhone compents were exempted from the tariff list. other devices like TVs flat screens were penalized.
Tim Cook has a lot of incentive to keep things soft between the United States and China. Apple is doing a big part of its business in China, and Cook talked about China being Apple's biggest future market. However, the often unstable relatiship between China and US companies has already hurt Apple.
Also in his meeting with Trump, Cook called for a soluti to the threat of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as deported children. "We are ly e to rule out a catastrophic case," Cook said.