This interview originally ran on CNBC on May 21, 2020.
Apple sales in China continued to recover in April, thanks in part to the release of a cheaper iPhone. It comes as the world’s second largest economy slowly reopens again after the coronavirus forced store closures earlier this year that caused sales to plummet.
Still, analysts cautioned the U.S. technology giant could face a rocky road ahead in one of its most critical markets — China. Data from numerous sources collated by CNBC painted a positive picture for Apple since February, the height of the coronavirus outbreak in the country