Here's Why Apple Won't Be Moving iPhone Production to the U.S.

The Trump administration may want Apple to move iPhone production to the U.S. but it's not likely to happen anytime soon.
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The Trump administration may want Apple (AAPL) - Get Report to move iPhone production to the U.S. but it's not likely to happen anytime soon. While the cost of production in China may be lower, there are several other reasons production of Apple products will likely continue in China for the foreseeable future. Among other things, it looked at the speed at which Chinese plants are able to "scale up and down" in response to order changes, the presence of various plants needed to assist with iPhone assembly and the number of industrial engineers and other technical workers available to Chinese plants.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.