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The iPhone from Apple is unlikely ever to come to the United States, where is the head office of the company, said in an interview with ABC News the head of the Corporation Tim cook.
According to cook, the matter of assembling the iPhone in the USA “is not on the horizon”. “I prefer to think that the iPhone is going everywhere,” — said the head of Apple, explaining that the smartphone is the ultimate product of a global supply chain which incorporates components produced in different countries and regions of the world, including in the United States.
The interview was timed to the visit of US President Donald trump for the new Apple factory in Austin Texas, due to open in 2022. It is expected that it will create up to 15 thousand jobs and will be the MacPro laptops. The Assembly of the iPhone is not planned.
Cook also said that lobbying to the head of state the abolition of duties on imported U.S. Apple products produced abroad. In response, trump promised to think over this question. Speaking about the conditions of importation of Apple gadgets, the President said that the company’s products should have conditions no worse than their competitors from South Korea. “We made a deal with Korea, and now the device Samsung imported free. The problem is that we have Apple and we have to treat it exactly the same,” — said the American leader.
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