Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is on visit to China to meet the country’s Minister of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) Miao Xu discussing the state of the IT and communication industries in the country. Counting on a tweet by the Chief of Staff at the US embassy in Beijing, Jim Sciutto, Cook told Ambassador Locke that Apple stores in the country were already “busiest in the world,” although the company only having eight official outlets in the country.
Amb. Locke just met with Apple’s Tim Cook, who says Apple stores in China are their ‘busiest in the world’
— jim sciutto (@jimsciuttoChina) January 8, 2013
There are no words on Cook’s visit to the country, but as per the recent reports the Apple’s supply chain need to work throughout the Chinese New Year in order to keep the demand for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini high. China remains top on the chart for Apple both for retail and supply, accounting for total 15 percent of Apple’s fiscal revenue in 2012.