An iPod Has Global Value. Ask the (Many) Countries That Make It.
By HAL R. VARIAN
Who makes the Apple iPod? Here’s a hint: It is not Apple. The company outsources the entire manufacture of the device to a number of Asian enterprises, among them Asustek, Inventec Appliances and Foxconn.... read more here http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/28/business/worldbusiness/28scene.html?_r=1&n=Top%2fReference%2fTimes%20Topics%2fPeople%2fV%2fVarian%2c%20Hal%20R%2e&oref=slogin
This is a fascinating article.