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Your next iPhone might be made in Vietnam, thanks to US-China trade war

Apple has homed in on Vietnam and India as it intensifies its search for ways to diversify its supply chain

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Raymond Zhong | NYT Vietnam
No country on earth has benefited from President Trump's trade fight with China more than Vietnam.

The country's factories have swelled with orders as American tariffs cause companies to reconsider making their products in China. Now, more big technology firms are looking to bulk up their manufacturing operations in Vietnam, lifting the ambitions of a nation already well on its way to becoming a powerhouse maker of smartphones and other high-end gadgets.

First, though, Vietnam needs to get better at making the little plastic casings on your earbuds.

Vu Huu Thang's company in the northern city of Bac Ninh, Bac Viet Technology, produces

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 2:24 AM IST

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