According to the Guardian, Trump-imposed tariff of 25% on $200bn of goods could add about $160 to the cost of a $999 Chinese-made iPhone XS.
- How is Apple trying to shield customers slightly from the tariff?
- What other bad news has Apple received from the U.S. Supreme court lately?
- By how much have Apple shipments of the iPhone fallen to the U.S. in the first 3 months of this year?
- What are your thoughts about the tariffs and how do you see them affecting you personally? Discuss.
Helmore, E. (2019). Apple’s iPhone cost faces sharp increase as US-China trade dispute worsens (Retrievable online at