US President Donald Trump has again falsely claimed that Cupertino-based technology giant Apple plans to build new manufacturing facilities in the country.
During a speech at the White House on Friday focused on the US state economy, Trump said, "Apple alone is raising $ 230 billion and they are building new plants, building a fabulous campus, they are making their money very wise but they spend it in our country, not in any other country. "
" This was made possible by the new tax reduction and reform plan, "he added.
In January 2017, Trump said he phoned Apple CEO Tim Cook over the phone and promised to build "three big plants" in the US. But Cook never responded directly to this claim.
What Apple actually announced in January was to contribute $ 350 billion (about Rs. 24.1
"The company plans to build an Apple campus at a new location that will initially provide technical support to customers, and the location of this new facility will be announced later this year," Apple
Investments are focused on three areas where Apple had the biggest impact on job creation: direct employment at Apple, spending and investment among domestic suppliers and manufacturers of Apple and the fast-growing app economy that Apple has created iPhone and the App Store
Apple, already the largest US taxpayer, reckoned with tax refunds of approximately $ 38 million billion US dollars, as required by recent tax law changes.
How pa Of the total investment, Apple will spend an estimated $ 55 billion on US suppliers and manufacturers in 2018.
Apple plans to invest over $ 30 billion. 2.05 lakh crores) in US investment over the next five years and create more than 20,000 new jobs by hiring at existing locations and opening a new one. Apple already employs 84,000 people in all 50 states.
Over $ 10 billion (approximately Rs. 68,600 crores) of Apple's expanded investment will be investments in data centers in the United States.
"As it turns out, Trump seemed to be referring to the singular facility being built by Foxconn in Wisconsin, which started construction last month, and the facility will make big LCD panels, nothing for Apple", reported 9to5mac.com.