Not only the factories and suppliers for the Californians sit in the Middle Kingdom, increasingly, customers are also on site. Rapid growth has meant that China is already the second largest market for Apple has become. More sales volume generated by the manufacturer only in its home market. Only in the last quarter, the Chinese have sales for Apple almost quadrupled compared with 2010. The newly crowned CEO Tim Cook was wearing yesterday, the latest figures before (we reported).
A closer look at the balance sheet data reveals that Apple took in the past three months alone in Greater China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan) massive $ 4.5 billion. They are already 16 percent of all global income. In 2009, China’s share had been as meager 2 percent.
This is quite clearly the importance of becoming “economically fastest growing” region. By the way Apple operates only six Apple stores in Greater China. There are official resellers about 200 It thus still scratching at the surface, a huge market. Solely with the iPhone, it was there in just twelve weeks given an increase of 250 percent, the demand was not met in some places.
Apple iPad 2 is used by the industry analysts saw as the ruler of the Chinese Tablet market. The population is very fond of the brand and presents products with apple-like logo as a status symbol. Tim Cook announced yesterday as a consequence of this positive trend to want to open more stores in China significantly.