iPhone makers plan to shift some manufacturing to India, from China
Many gadget makers are seeking alternatives to China-based production
But it unlikely that China will fully give up its place as the world’s electronics workshop anytime soon
Wistron Corp., one of Apple’s manufacturing partners, said this week half its capacity could reside outside China within a year. The declaration underscored how the Asian assemblers that keep the world supplied with iPhones and other gadgets are shifting to a higher gear after the coronavirus showed the folly of staking everything on one country.