Apple Inc. has asked its largest suppliers to consider the costs of shifting 15 percent to 30 percent of their output from China to Southeast Asia, in a dramatic shakeup of its production chain, the Nikkei reported.

The U.S. tech giant asked “major suppliers” to evaluate the feasibility of such a migration, the newspaper cited multiple sources as saying. Those included iPhone assemblers Foxconn Technology Group, Pegatron Corp., and Wistron Corp.; MacBook maker Quanta Computer Inc.; iPad maker Compal Electronics Inc.; and AirPod makers Inventec Corp., Luxshare-ICT, and GoerTek Inc., Nikkei cited them as saying.

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