Tariffs

Apple Seeks Waivers From President Trump’s Tariffs on iPhone Parts, and More

According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple is requesting a waiver on President Donald Trump’s recently imposed additional tariffs on products imported from China, which apply to the Apple Watch, AirPods, iMac, iPhone parts and several other components and accessories.  Despite the fact that Apple had mixed results on its requests for exclusions from the previous...

Apple Fails to Get Tariff Exemption for Five Mac Pro Parts

While Apple has been seeking relief in regards to tariff exemptions regarding the new Mac Pro for quite some time, it continues to be an uphill battle for the company. Last month, Apple confirmed that the new Mac Pro will be manufactured in Austin, Texas. The decision was made possible in part because Apple was granted exclusions from...

Trump to Impose Additional 10% Tariffs on iPhones, Toys, and More

With the U.S. and China restarting trade talks in Shanghai this week, President Donald Trump has today made a surprise announcement on Twitter that he will impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese-made products on September 1, including iPhones, Toys, and more, CNN is reporting. According to a White House official, the tweet comes...

Apple Urges Trump Administration Not to Proceed with New Import Tariffs

In a letter sent out this week to U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer, Apple has warned the Trump administration about the risks of proceeding with tariffs of as much as 25% on the import of its products from China, Bloomberg is reporting. Apple said that since the tariffs will affect almost all of its products, including iPhones,...

Proposed US Govt. Tariffs to Affect a Wide Range of Apple Products Including the Macs

In response to the Trump administration's proposed $200 billion tariffs on Chinese goods, Apple has sent a letter to the U.S. government urging not to apply the tariffs that will affect Apple products and to find "other, more effective" solutions instead, MacRumors is reporting. The iPhone maker said the tariffs will eventually lead to more expensive Apple products. According to...