The Wall Street Journal: Apple continues to lose ground in China

BEIJING — China continues to be a weak spot for Apple Inc., with quarterly revenue in the country falling again despite growth in all other regions.

Apple AAPL, +0.63% said Tuesday that revenue in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan fell 14% to $10.7 billion for the quarter ended March 31, the fifth consecutive quarter of decline in the region. That compared with 5% growth globally.

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After years of driving Apple’s growth, the world’s largest smartphone market has turned tough for the iPhone maker. Local rivals including Huawei Technologies Co.

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