TAIPEI – Apple Inc supplier Foxconn said it could continue to meet all manufacturing obligations in the wake of a coronavirus outbreak in China even as the iPhone maker flagged uncertainty created by the disease.
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is seen on top of the company’s building in Taipei, Taiwan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
“We do not comment on our specific production practices, but we can confirm that we have measures in place to ensure that we can continue to meet all global manufacturing obligations,” Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, said in a statement on Tuesday.
A new coronavirus has killed 132 in China and affected nearly 6,000 people, with several other countries reporting cases as well.
China extended the Lunar New year Holiday by three days to Feb. 2 to contain spread of the virus.
Foxconn, which has a big facility in Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak, said its plants…
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