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Apple wants to manufacture 25 % of its iPhones in India

Apple's decision to move its manufacturing elsewhere has been driven by China's COVID-related lockdowns and restrictions as well as escalating trade and geopolitical tensions between Beijing and Washington.

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Apple continues to shift its manufacturing away from China, the Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal maintaining the company wants India to account for up to 25% of its production, up from the current range of between 5% to 7%.

Goyal said that India has a rule of law, clear government policies, and business models that make it a desirable location for foreign investors. He also positioned India as a competitive manufacturing destination.

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