In early 2016 there is information that the reduction of demand for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are already reflected in the financial performance of the various suppliers of components for smartphones Apple.
In the near future the market should see 4-inch iPhone SE, orders for production of components for which you have already placed. However, as reported by experts from the supply chain, these orders are not enough to override the negative effect of a decrease in the supply of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
On last a press-conferences the largest supplier of the metal chassis for the iPhone, iPad and MacBook, the company Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of the company in February this year amounted to “only” $125 million, they decreased by 33,12% in comparison with January 2016 and 7.5% in comparison with February of last year. The company noted that this is the worst month for her for the last two years.
Three months ago, Catcher Technology has announced that January 2015 was a record month in its history. Early in the year, the company added that in 2015 the supply of products has increased by almost 50%.
Earlier it was reported about the deterioration of the flexium stock companies Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Largan Precision, Foxconn and Pegatron. Manufacturers of printed circuit boards for iPhone supplier, camera modules, collectors, and other companies involved in the production of Apple smartphones in November last year regularly record the decline in sales volumes.
The Chinese publication Economic Daily News notes that deterioration can be caused and a large number of days to Chinese New year.