Disclaimer: We may earn a commission if you make any purchase by clicking our links. Please see our detailed guide here.

Follow us on:

Google News

Apple’s CEO Meets Japan Prime Minister, Discuss Job Creation, Investment in the Country

Yusuf Balogun
Yusuf Balogun
Yusuf is a law graduate and freelance journalist with a keen interest in tech reporting.

Join the Opinion Leaders Network

Join the Techgenyz Opinion Leaders Network today and become part of a vibrant community of change-makers. Together, we can create a brighter future by shaping opinions, driving conversations, and transforming ideas into reality.

Earlier this week, we reported that Timothy Donald Cook, Apple’s CEO, on his visit to Japan, disclosed that the company had invested US$100 Billion in its Japanese supply chain over the last 5 years. 

According to him, Apple has grown its expenditure with Japanese suppliers by more than 30% since 2019. While its supply chain network includes nearly 1,000 organizations, ranging from family-run businesses to large international corporations.

As Apple’s CEO Meets Japan Prime Minister, In part of his visit, Tim Cook has also been reported to have met with the Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, to discuss Apple’s investment and job creation in the country.

Tim Cook Meets Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida

On his visit, Tim Cook met with Prime Minister Kishida to talk about job creation, investments being made in Japan, and what he saw and heard in various parts of Japan this week for about 30 minutes.

“I think Prime Minister Kishida is satisfied with Apple’s investment in Japan,” Tim Cook commented.

The meeting was attended by Digital Minister Kono and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiji Kihara.

“It’s incredible to be back in a country that’s so near and dear to our hearts at Apple. Thank you, @kishida230, for the warm reception. We’re looking forward to continuing to grow and invest across Japan,” Tim tweeted via his office Twitter handle.

Tim Cook’s Visit to Japan

Tim Cook’s visit to Japan is part of Apple’s commitment to improving the supply chain in the country. During the visit, he noted that Apple has been partnering with Sony for over a decade to create the world’s leading camera sensors for the iPhone. At the same time, he was taken to the cutting-edge facility in Kumamoto.

In one of his Tweets, Tim Cook affirmed that Gofuku Elementary in Kumamoto is experimenting with innovative approaches to integrating technology and creativity into the classroom. 

“Kumamoto’s Gofuku Elementary is finding new ways to weave creativity and technology into the classroom. These young creators are using the iPad to bring the classic story of “The Booyoo Tree” to life.”

Additionally, he also affirmed that 29 Japanese suppliers, including Sony, Murata Manufacturing Co., Keiwa IncFujikura, and Sumitomo Electric Industries, have agreed to switch their businesses related to Apple to renewable energy by 2030.


Partner With Us

Digital advertising offers a way for your business to reach out and make much-needed connections with your audience in a meaningful way. Advertising on Techgenyz will help you build brand awareness, increase website traffic, generate qualified leads, and grow your business.

Power Your Business

Solutions you need to super charge your business and drive growth

More from this topic