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Get your MacBooks now kids, Covid lockdowns are hitting Apple suppliers hard

As covid cases continue to rise in China, many of the major tech providers are having to close their factories or restrict the movement of their workers, something that could be a huge headache for Apple this year as roughly the half of its Chinese suppliers are in and around the country. most affected region of the country.

A new analysis by Nikkei Asia found that half of Apple’s top 200 suppliers are in or around the city of Shanghai, which is currently in the midst of a week-long lockdown ordered by the Chinese government.