This week, Apple warned the Trump regime that a tariff reduction on China would raise the cost of many products.
President Donald Tramp suggested that Apple is manufacturing products in the United States, not China. Unfortunately, that is not that easy.
According to a letter sent to the US trade delegation, Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod, Mac mini, Apple Pencil will be involved in the new tariff proposed by the Trump Administration for products made in China. It is difficult to see how tariffs that hurt US companies and consumers in the US will advance the Government's goals with regard to China's technology policy, "Apple said in a letter.
Simple answer cards to President's complicated problem
Presidential cards Respond via Twitter say:
"Apple's price may rise due to the huge tariff that we may impose on China, but there is a simple solution that there is a zero tax, in fact there is a tax incentive measures Make your product in the US instead of China Now start building new plants Exciting! #MAGA "
This is not the first time President urged Apple to make an iPhone in America. However, it is an attempt to solve a very complicated problem with a simple answer. Despite the legend of Gordian Knot, these generally do not work well and will not work for Apple.
First of all, most of the components that make up the iPhone are produced only by Asian companies. And this is not the case that Apple is trying to throw away American products for a cheaper substitute. There is no good choice of America.
A series processors can only be manufactured by a single company manufactured by TSMC in Taiwan. Apple tried to get these chips from Intel, but there were no US companies so far.