January 4, 2019 – 05:48 p.m.
US President Donald Trump publicly urged Apple to move production of its popular iPhone phones and the rest of its products from China to the US, a scenario he was convinced would happen.
"I want Apple to produce its iPhones and all the good products it produces in the United States, and that's something that's going to happen," the president told a news conference at the White House gardens.
Trump answered the question of a reporter who was asking about the substantial review down on Wednesday of the company's bite sales expectations for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, which now plans to enter 84 billion dollars.
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This figure is significantly below the 89,000 and 93,000 million forecast previously.
"Do not forget that Apple manufactures its products in China, I told Tim Cook (the CEO of the company), who is a friend of mine," manufacture their products in the USA. Build those large plants that stretch for miles. in the US, "Trump said.
"China is the biggest beneficiary of Apple, more than we are," the president said in a new episode of the trade war that his government maintains with the Chinese government.
Trump said he was not worried about Apple's recent falls in the stock market as a result of revised sales expectations and ensured that the company's value in the markets has risen sharply since taking office.
The bite apple company is expected to publish final results (corresponding to the months of October, November and December 2018, but making up its first fiscal quarter of 2019) in early February.