Vietnam to make 65% of Apple AirPods by 2025: forecast

Created 23 September 2022
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Vietnam will make 65% of Apple wireless earbuds AirPods by 2025 as the U.S. tech giant continues to shift its production away from China, according to JP Morgan analysts.
Vietnam to make 65% of Apple AirPods by 2025: forecast

The country would also account for 20% of iPad and Apple Watch output and 5% of MacBook, TechCrunch quoted them as saying in a note to clients.

Apple is set to move 5% of iPhone 14 production to India this year, and expand its manufacturing capacity there to produce 25% of all iPhones by 2025, they said.

About 25% of all products, including Mac, iPad, Apple Watch, and AirPods, are expected to be manufactured outside China by 2025, up from 5% currently, they added.

Vietnam has seen increasing investment by Apple suppliers in recent years amid the U.S.-China tension.

They are reportedly in talks to for the first time.

Foxconn, a key supplier, last month leased 50.5 hectares of land in Bac Giang Province and plans to build a factory there, employing 30,000 workers.

Source: VNE

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