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Donald Trump promises Tim Cook that armed iPhones in China will have no tariffs in the United States

Tim Cook se reunió con Donald Trump para hablar sobre la tensión comercial entre EE.UU y China

In the last hours, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, made a promise that will greatly benefit the company of the apple. According to the president’s statements quoted by the New York Times, the trade war between China and the American country will not harm Apple products. In other words, the government will not impose tariffs on iPhones, which are assembled in China.

Donald Trump promises Tim Cook that armed iPhones in China will have no tariffs in the United States
Donald Trump promises Tim Cook that armed iPhones in China will have no tariffs in the United States

Due to the commercial tension that exists between the Asian country and the United States, the Office of the Trade Representative of the North American country assured a few days ago that the products made in China will have to pay taxes of 25% , something that Apple will get rid of according to the recent declarations of Trump.

Let’s remember that last month Tim Cook was visiting the White House to talk with Trump about the negative effects his bad relationship with China could have, which could eventually translate into the arrival of a new consumer tax.

Everything indicates that this visit was quite productive, since it was the same U.S. president who was in charge of warning Cook that Apple’s products will not be affected by the new taxes . No doubt it seems that the relations between the apple company and Donald Trump have changed considerably, since we remember that when he was a candidate, the president assured that he would force Apple to “manufacture its damn computers in the United States” .

However, although it would seem that the apple company’s concerns have come to an end, the New York Times claims that Apple fears that “the machinery of Chinese bureaucracy will come into play” , meaning that the Chinese government could cause delays in its supply chain and increase scrutiny of its products under the guise of national security concerns, according to one person close to the company. So real is this concern that even Reuters reported that Ford vehicles already face delays at Chinese ports.

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