Foxconn’s factory in Zhengzhou, China is the world’s largest manufacturer of iPhones. The unrest of the last few days has stopped the factory’s production.

A technology company The production of Apple’s phones may suffer significantly due to the unrest of the workers at the large factory of the Foxconn company located in Zhengzhou.

According to information from the Reuters news agency, production at the Taiwanese Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou may shrink by more than 30 percent in November. The factory is the world’s largest manufacturer of iPhone phones.

The authorities ordered the 200,000-employee factory complex into a corona lockdown due to the growing number of infections already at the beginning of November. The employees have been living and working at the factory ever since.

On Wednesday a group of large factory workers clashed with Chinese security authorities. According to Reuters, some of the employees have said that they received wrong information about their salaries and compensations, some have said that they had to live in the same premises as those infected with the corona virus.

Even thousands of workers are said to have fled the factory.

Foxconn has offered remaining workers additional bonuses of about $1,400, but a Reuters source said more than 20,000 workers have taken the money and left anyway.

The Zhengzhou factory produces all the most expensive iPhone models, such as the iPhone 14 Pro phones. According to Reuters, production is likely to remain at a standstill until the end of November, which is feared to affect Apple’s deliveries during the busy turn-of-the-year season.

Taiwan’s Foxconn is the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer, producing equipment for many international brands. Zhengzhou is also known as Iphone City.

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