RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In January, Foxconn had declared that the coronavirus outbreak in China, which is spreading to other countries, would not affect iPhone manufacturing.
However, the severity of the issue has forced the company to review its position, at least in part: production at its most important factory should have resumed next Monday, February 10th, but now there is no deadline for that to happen.
Does this mean that production was already stopped? In a way, yes. In late January, China entered the Lunar New Year period. Although the festivities for the occasion were cancelled, the days reserved . . .