Foxconn backpedals on US factory plans
“There is such a plan, but it is not a promise. It is a wish,” Foxconn’s chief executive officer, Terry Gou, told reporters on Sunday. Gou added that he coque samsung galaxy s4 michael kors wanted coque cuir iphone xr apple guarantees of inexpensive land and electricity before iphone xr coque carre the company made its investment and miniinthebox coque samsung galaxy core prime warned against US protectionism, according to Reuters.
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In March 2016, Foxconn finalized its acquisition of Japanese electronics giant Sharp; the subsidiary company is said to be contracted to manufacture the high resolution OLED screens planned for the iPhone 8. The US facility would also be run by Sharp, coque samsung galaxy grand prime montagne were it ever to take shape.
This is not the first time Gou has said he wanted to build a facility in the US. In 2013, Foxconn promised to invest “over $30m to build a high tech manufacturing facility” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, according to a Bloomberg report. The plant never materialized.
Gou’s current “wish” clarifies a promise of investment made from Trump’s side by Softbank’s Son, who is also chairman of US telecoms company Sprint. Son met Trump in December and said amid much fanfare that he would commit $50bn to investment in US startups and create tens of thousands of jobs.
Much of that financial commitment turned out to be from Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth, but Son showed reporters a page with the Foxconn logo on it promising an additional $7bn over four years in Sunday’s interview, Gou said the personnalisé coque samsung s8 page was apparently a reference to a coque samsung galaxy core prime fée conversation with Son. “I thought it was coque samsung j3 2016 voiture a private conversation, but then the next morning it was exposed,” Gou said in the Reuters report…