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Foxconn's Apple iPad Factory in Brazil has Problems

Reuters just issued a report saying that the new iPad factory in Brazil is not a done deal.

Foxconn's Apple iPad Factory in Brazil has Problems
 
 

Earlier this year news broke that Foxconn will open a factory for Apple iPads in Brazil. The factory was supposed to start up pretty soon. Now Reuters reports that Foxconn and the Brazilian government do not agree on tax breaks. Additionally Brazil has deep structural issues and there is a lack of skilled labor. The last two things Foxconn should have known before the made a plan to produce in Brazil.

According to the report the launch date of the Foxconn iPad factory in Brazil is now up in the air.

There is no official statement from Foxconn available yet.

I do not think that this will lead to supply issues as Foxconn should have still enough resources in Asia to produce the iPad 2.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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