After iPhones, soon Made in India AirPods and Beats headphones: details inside
US-based Apple has reportedly asked its suppliers to move some production of AirPods and Beats headphones to India, according to a Nikkei report. The move comes as the iPhone maker seeks to gradually diversify its production from China to reduce the risk of supply chain disruptions stemming from the country’s strict zero COVID policy and tensions with states. Citing three people familiar with the matter, the Nikkei report says iPhone maker Foxconn is preparing to manufacture Beats headphones in the country and eventually hopes to produce AirPods there as well, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. . The move, he says, will be a big win for New Delhi as it tries to move up the global supply chain.