Apple likely to move 25% iPhone production to India by 2025: JP Morgan | Technology News

New Delhi: With India doubling in domestic manufacturing of technology products, Apple is likely to move 5 percent of its new iPhone 14 production to India by the end of this year, and 25 percent by 2025, according to a JP Morgan analysis.

Analysts earlier expected that Apple had shortened its production period New iPhones In India this year, barely six weeks or so of the production cycle in China.

Next year, the Apple iPhone 15 may see production at Foxconn and Wistron’s manufacturing facilities in India at the same time as China.

According to a JPMorgan report.

The report noted that “the much shorter interval indicates the increasing importance of Indian production and potential higher iPhone allocations to India’s manufacturing in the future.”

“We believe Apple is only producing iPhone 14/14 Plus models in India right now due to the more complex camera module alignment of the iPhone Pro series (performed by EMS vendors) and the increased demand in the domestic market for the iPhone 14 series (tax saving),” he added.

According to the report, Vietnam will contribute 20% of all iPad and Apple Watch products, 5% of MacBooks and 65% of AirPods by 2025.

Backed by ease of doing business and friendly local manufacturing policies, Apple’s “Make in India” iPhones will likely account for nearly 85 percent of the country’s total iPhone production this year.

iPhone import to India is likely to drop to 15 percent this year (from 50 percent in 2019), while domestic manufacturing by the Cupertino-based tech giant is set to rise dramatically to 85 percent, According to the market intelligence firm CyberMedia Research (CMR).

With the iPhone 14 series, Apple’s iPhone production in India is set to jump from 7 million iPhones in 2021 to a new milestone of around 12 million iPhones in 2022, which is a huge growth of over 71% (y/y) ), CMR said.

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