Foxconn suspends operations of 2 factories in China amid COVID-19 restrictions

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn, Apple’s main supplier of electronic components, has suspended operations of two factories in the eastern city of Kunshan due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Beijing, April 25: Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn, Apple’s main supplier of electronic components, has suspended operations of two factories in the eastern city of Kunshan due to Covid-19 restrictions, Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post reported on Monday. In April, Taiwanese company Pegatron, which assembles iPhone smartphones for Apple. Suspended the operation of two factories in the Chinese cities of Shanghai and Kunshan. Amid an outbreak of Covid-19. Since Wednesday, the activities of two factories were suspended. As new coronavirus cases were detected at the plants, the newspaper said. The shutdown of factories will put Apple’s supply chains in mainland China in a complicated situation, the newspaper noted, adding that several other Apple suppliers in the country also halted production due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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