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Trade war

Foxconn extends range of US plant as trade war divides tech market

Taiwan tech giant ready to shift iPhone production out of China if needed

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou arrives at Kuomintang party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan on June 11. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan -- Apple supplier Foxconn warned on June 11 of a deepening technology divide due to the bitter trade battle between Washington and Beijing, and signaled it was not only accelerating US manufacturing but ready to step up production of the iconic iPhone outside China if necessary.

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