It looks like Apple is gunning for some sweet tariff absolution from the US for its manufacturing. At a dinner with President Trump over the weekend, CEO Tim Cook bidding affair that Korean giant Samsung might gain an edge over the iPhone maker because it pays less in tariffs.

Trump said Cook made a very good altercation about aggressive with Samsung if the iPhone maker had to pay tariffs:

I anticipation he made a very acute argument. It’s tough for Apple to pay tariffs if it’s aggressive with a very good aggregation that’s not.

In July, he had said Apple won’t get any absolution from tariffs if it produces goods in China. Earlier this month, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that the aggregation should be able to absorb any cost access caused by tariffs after impacting customers.

The aggregation has already taken steps to access accomplishment in India and Vietnam. Kuo said Apple will be able to meet the demand of iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches to the US consumers from non-China locations as early as next year, but Mac assembly alfresco China might take till 2021.

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