Apple CEO Tim Cook defended globalisation with an implicit attack on Donald Trump's agenda
- Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an attack on US President Donald Trump's agenda over the weekend.
In a public speech in China, the Alabama-born executive defended globalisation as "in general great for the world," albeit capable of producing imbalances between different countries, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.READ MORE: Donald Trump Wins: G-20 Drops 'Anti-Protectionist, Free-Trade, & Climate-Change Funding' Commitment
"I think the worst thing would be to - because it didn't help everyone - is to say it's bad and do less of that," the executive said.
"The reality is countries that are closed, that isolate themselves, it's not good for their people."
Apple's manufacturing efforts are centred in China, and the Cupertino, California-based technology firm was a target of Trump while he was on the campaign trail as part of his focus on the decline of American manufacturing jobs.(Excerpt) Read more at: businessinsider.com ...
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