Apple may find itself eventually shut out of China, a leading expert on global political risk to corporations said Monday. “It’s very possible,” Ian Bremmer, founder and president of the Eurasia Group, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” a day before the tech giant was scheduled to release quarterly earnings.
“I’d be very surprised in five years’ time if we see Apple having the kind of access to the Chinese consumer that they presently enjoy,” he said. Bremmer said he could foresee a scenario with Apple having “the kind of issues Facebook presently has in China.” Facebook is banned there. FULL REPORT