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Brazil Articles

Apple Gains Certification to Sell Brazilian-Assembled iPad 2, New iPad Certification Pending

Thursday April 5, 2012 8:16 am PDT by
Back in late February, we noted that Apple had begun selling Brazilian-assembled 8 GB iPhone 4 models in that country, yielding the first fruits from Foxconn's production lines starting up in the country. Foxconn has also been said to be gearing up for iPad production in Brazil, with domestic production of the iPhone and iPad providing a means by which Apple could avoid hefty import taxes in one ...

Brazil Approves Tax Incentives to Begin iPad Production as Apple Targets its Next Major Market

Wednesday January 25, 2012 1:28 pm PST by
Brazilian newspaper Folha reports [Google translation] that the Brazilian government has officially approved tax incentives that will allow Foxconn to begin producing iPads in the country. Interministerial Ordinance #34, signed on Monday and published in Brazil's official register today, specifically provides for a reduction in or exemption from certain taxes associated with the production of...

Foxconn's $12 Billion Plan for Brazilian iPad Production in Trouble

Thursday September 29, 2011 1:21 pm PDT by
Reuters reports that Foxconn's previously-announced $12 billion plan to begin producing iPads in Brazil appears to be faltering as Foxconn and the Brazilian government have been unable to reach an agreement.A much-hyped $12 billion plan for Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn to produce iPads in Brazil is "in doubt" due to stagnant negotiations over tax breaks and Brazil's own deep structural...

Apple Reportedly Ready to Begin iPad Production in Brazil

Tuesday September 13, 2011 10:42 pm PDT by
MacStories points to an article from Brazilian Internet portal UOL covering comments from Brazilian Minister of Science and Technology Aolizio Mercadante revealing that Apple is ready to begin production of the iPad in Brazil. Deliveries are said to be set to begin in December. From a Google translation:The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Mercadante, said on Tuesday (13) that...