Apple’s new Mac Pro will be assembled in China, not the US

Apple’s new Mac Pro will be built in China, unlike the previous model that’s been assembled in a plant in Austin, Texas since 2013, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The vast majority of Apple products are manufactured in China, so it’s not entirely surprising to see Apple shift production overseas. But it comes at a fraught time, as the tech industry faces the prospect of 25 percent tariffs on imports from China, and could have political implications for a company that President Trump has regularly called out for not making products in the US.

When Apple announced its previous generation of the Mac Pro, it made a big deal about the fact that the computer would be assembled in the…

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