To avoid being caught in the Apple reportedly began asking suppliers about the possibility of . A founder of one of Apple's biggest suppliers of phone parts is cheering this move, especially if the work goes to Taiwan.,
Foxconn founder Terry Gou says it's possible Apple could move plants working on its products out of China, according to a Friday report from Nikkei. Gou made the remarks after stepping down as chairman during Foxconn's annual shareholder meeting, to begin his political campaign for Taiwan's presidency.
"I am calling on Apple to come to Taiwan," Gou said.
In May, China said it would add a 25% tariff on US goods to counter US President Donald Trump's plan for increased tariffs. Earlier in the week, Apple sent a letter tosaying that tariffs would lead to a reduction in how much Apple can contribute to the US economy, even though the CEO of the company, .
Foxconn didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.