FILE PHOTO: U.S. President when He takes part in the welcoming ceremony for Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, USA, on 25 July 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Photo File
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that his government would not give Apple Inc, is a benefit for the tariffs on Chinese-made components for its Mac Pro computer).
“Apple will not be given to the Rate of the wa: (i)fresh, or light, Mac Pro spare parts, which are made in China. You can make it in the USA, there is no Cost.” Trump tweeted.
Apple representatives had no immediate comment. The shares of the company are reduced to their winnings at the end of Trump’s tweets.
On the 18th of July, Apple asked the US Trade Representative Office, to relinquish 25 percent of the rates on the 15 sections, including those for the Mac Pro desktop computer. The public comment period for these applications will close on Aug. 1.
The components include a graphics processing module to the structural frame, a power supply unit, AC power cord, a ladder assembly, and a data cable.
The Wall Street Journal reported in June that Apple is shifting the production of its Mac Pro desktop computer go to China from Texas.
The Apple is noticed after the report of the production shift, “just like all of our products, the new Mac Pro is designed and engineered in California, and it has components from several different countries, including the United States,” and stressed that “the final assembly is just one part of the process.”
Apple, in June, asked the major suppliers to assess the impact on the cost of the move from 15% to 30% of its total production capacity from China to Southeast Asia, according to a Nikkei report.
China is an important market for Apple as well as a major manufacturing center for appliances. The company has received nearly 18 per cent of the total turnover in China in the quarter that ended in Mar.
Reporting by Susan Heavey and David Shepardson; editing by Jonathan Oatis and Bill Trott