ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
China tech

Cotton to iPhones: Xinjiang labor casts shadow over electronics

Former Apple supplier Ofilm sells Guangzhou factory to Wingtech for $375m

China's Ofilm had been a major supplier of smartphone camera modules to Apple. (Photo by Rie Ishii)

GUANGZHOU -- The first thing that stood out when arriving at the sprawling factory formerly owned by Ofilm Group, a Chinese supplier of Apple smartphone components accused of using Uyghurs as slave labor, was a new sign that bore the name, "Wingtech."

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more