Apple has suspended supplies to Russia




Apple has suspended deliveries to Russia of its equipment, according to informed sources in retail stores. According to one version, this is due to fluctuations of the Russian currency. At the moment, distributors and resellers are selling what they have accumulated in the warehouses.

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Official information about the reasons for the suspension of shipments of iPhone and Mac in Russia yet. By some estimates, due to a sharp increase in prices for products decreased purchasing activity, resulting from Apple accumulated surplus of goods in warehouses.

Cupertino-based company raised prices twice in Russia since the beginning of the sharp depreciation of the ruble. At the moment, the official cost of the iPhone 6 starts from 54 000 rubles, but some retailers set prices that are different from those recommended. Earlier, before the price increase, some stores previously raised them now, some sellers are lower than those that Apple offers in its online store.

If confirmed, the company will resume deliveries of machinery to Russia in two weeks. At the moment buyers may have problems with the delivery of custom configurations Mac.

Does Apple to reconsider the cost of production with the resumption of shipments information yet. Recent rumors that the company plans to raise prices by 20%, as we know, turned out to be a ruse manager of one of the retail chains.


Last week, Apple banned riteleyram sell equipment in the Crimea. This is due to the package ‘antikrymskih “sanctions, which approved Barack Obama. They, in particular, include a ban on the supply of American peninsula iPhone, iPad, Mac and job services like iCloud. In response, are considered now in the government, could become an additional tax on the “apple” gadgets, resulting in Apple’s products may increase in price by 10-15%.


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