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Apple supplier Foxconn shuts plants as Covid outbreak in China grows

By Ryan McMorrow, Primrose Riordan, Gloria Li, Kathrin Hille

14 Mar 2022 · 3 min read

China is battling its biggest Covid surge since the start of the pandemic and has locked down multiple cities including Shenzhen, its technology hub, in a move that threatens already brittle global supply chains.

Apple supplier Foxconn and dozens of other factories in Shenzhen have stopped production after authorities imposed a lockdown on the city of 17.5mn.

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