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Apple cuts laptop production – report

Apple management appear to be setting the scene for a tough few months as global governments engage in plans to prevent economic melt-down, with recent claims of reduced iPhone production now joined by claims of laptop production decreases.

DigiTimes today is reporting that Apple and Asustek recently reduced their “notebook outsourcing for the fourth quarter this year by 20-30 per cent”, causing repercussions at Quanta and other manufacturers.

Asustek’s estimated Q4 notebook shipments will only reach 1.7 million units, the report says, noting that demand in the first half of the year is likely to decline.

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