According to the latest announcements, Apple is preparing to transfer its only assembly line in the US to China. This is the line for the Mac Pro, the final product also carries its 'US assembly' label.
Accordingly, Apple will deliver the production and assembly of the Mac Pro to Quanta Computer, and will increase production speed at a factory near Shanghai.
"Like all Apple products, the Mac Pro is completely designed in California and has components from all over the world, including the US. The assembly stage is only part of the chain. create the final product. " – Apple explained.
Last week, Apple had to ask its suppliers to take into account the costs of moving its production line from China to Southeast Asian countries, in an effort to restructure the supply chain. China is still a potential market for both production and consumption with Apple, when in March last year its revenue was 18% from that country.