Microsoft denies it will move production out of China
A report that the company will move tech manufacturing to other Asian countries is inaccurate, Microsoft says.
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"The reporting from Nikkei Asia Review on Wednesday was inaccurate and does not reflect Microsoft's manufacturing plans in China in any way," a Microsoft spokesperson told CNET in an emailed statement Monday night.
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spokesperson last week said it too has no plans to move. In May, Lenovo had announced a $300 million investment in a new smart manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, China.
said it refuses to comment on rumors and speculation, but last week the company said it's "actively monitoring the situation and will continue to work with government officials to advocate for the best interests of customers, partners and consumers."