“The eighth richest man in the world hopes he will be able to convince Apple to assemble its products in Brazil, rather than in sometimes-controversial facilities in China,” Katie Marsal reports for AppleInsider.
“According to MacMagazine in Brazil, Eike Batista is looking to court businesses to fill in 90 square miles of space at the Port of Acu,” Marsal reports. “He said bringing Apple to Brazil would benefit the country, as customers there would likely no longer have to ‘pay twice what you pay in the United States.'”
Marsal reports, “Batista is clearly dreaming big, as his backup plan is to pitch his plan to carmaker BMW. Construction work is already under way on the Port of Acu, a $1.6 billion project in southeast Brazil.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lava_Head_UK” for the heads up.]