Chip shortage to have 'limited impact' on iPhone supplier, says chair
What you need to know
- Foxconn says it expects a global chip shortage to have a limited impact on the company.
- Its chairman said that its customers all have proper precautions in place.
Foxconn has said that a global chip shortage will only have a "limited impact" on the company.
Liu also said he expects the company to do well in the first half of 2021, citing an easing of the pandemic and sustained demand for products like laptops, consoles, tablets, and more.
Apple recently gave Foxconn the nod to build a $270 million plant in Vietnam, from that report:
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