Apple: “the rates of The government Trump the will increase the prices of our devices”
In a letter sent to the U. S. Trade Representative, Apple has written that the fees that the government Trump wants to impose to China could have an impact on the cost of the Apple Watch and other products of the company.
Apple has stated that these rates, which would impose a duty of 25% on imported goods from China for a value of $ 200 billion, would influence the prices of various Apple products like Mac mini, Apple Watch, but also AirPods, HomePod, Apple, Pencil and a variety of accessories such as chargers, adapters, enclosures and cables.
They are in the game also components designed by Apple, equipment specific to the production in the United States, and the repair of the devices, but also devices to do specific tests in the laboratories and support facilities, the data center of the company:
Our concern for these rates is that the United States will be hit harder than expected and that there will be less growth and competitiveness in the country, in addition to higher prices for consumers.
A few days ago, Trump has delivered to the journalists in the list of tariffs for the major assets in China, saying that could be activated very soon.
In addition to Apple, other companies such as Cisco and HP have published and shared similar concerns.
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