Apple Spent $60B on 9,000 American Suppliers in 2018, Supporting 450,000 Jobs

Apple Spent $60B on 9,000 American Suppliers in 2018, Supporting 450,000 Jobs

An anonymous reader shares a report: Well timed with a report from The New York Times today that explained why Apple is unlikely to manufacture more of its products in the United States, Apple has published a press release highlighting how several components it uses are manufactured by U.S. suppliers such as Finisar, Corning, and Broadcom. Apple says it spent $60 billion with 9,000 American component suppliers and companies in 2018, an increase of more than 10 percent from the year before. Apple says this spending supports more than 450,000 jobs in the United States.

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