Google to double Pixel production this year; company is moving out of China and into Vietnam


The trade war between the U.S. and China, which has resulted in tariffs being placed on imports from both countries, is forcing Google to make a change. A report in the Nikkei Asian Review today says that the tech giant is moving “aggressively” to shift production of its U.S.-bound hardware from China to Vietnam. Toward that goal, Google has reportedly converted an old Nokia factory in northern Vietnam so that it can be used to manufacture the new Pixel 4 series. The plant, in the province of Bac Ninh, is where Samsung’s smartphone supply chain is located. This means that Google should be …

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