The Taiwanese company Foxconn – Apple’s primary partner for Assembly of the iPhone – announced that the company’s revenue in December last year amounted to $12,29 billion Is at 20,84% less than the previous month and 20,54% less than in December 2014.
In Foxconn noted that such a significant drop in sales occurred because of lower demand for consumer electronics, because the delivery of computing and communication solutions for the period were approximately on the same level as a year earlier. Analysts suggest, that we are primarily talking about reducing orders for Assembly of the iPhone, due to the low demand for flagship smartphones Apple.
Earlier in January, the branch of Japanese resource Nikkei previously reported that Apple will cut production of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus 30%. Resource found that the company’s management considered this step necessary because of the large number of unsold smartphones. The reduced release will allow retailers to implement their existing product, relying on in Cupertino.
Meanwhile, Foxconn’s turnover in the fourth quarter amounted to $42,89 billion, is by 34,16% higher than the previous quarter, but on 4,62% less than the same period last year. In General, the company managed to improve its total sales for last year at 6.42 per cent, they were $134,45 billion.
Oh, how true the rumors about the decline of sales of the iPhone will be known on January 26. On this day Apple will announce the results of IV quarter of 2015 (the first fiscal quarter of 2016)