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Mac Pro, only major Apple device made in US to be produced in China: Report

The company will use Quanta Computer Inc. to make the $6,000 desktop computer and is ramping up production at a factory near Shanghai, the Wall Street Journal reported

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Apple Inc. will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, moving production of what had been its only major device assembled in the US, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The company will use Quanta Computer Inc. to make the $6,000 desktop computer and is ramping up production at a factory near Shanghai, the Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

The news comes as China and the US are embroiled in a trade war, with the Trump administration having imposed billions of dollars in tariffs on Chinese-made goods, and threatening more tariffs that would hit Apple

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 9:50 PM IST

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