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Map of the day: Apple Inc.'s Asian supply chain

February 16, 2013: 11:24 AM ET

More than 80% of Apple's suppliers are located in East Asia

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Source: David Barreda. Click to explore interactive map.

FORTUNE -- Drawing on the list of suppliers Apple (AAPL) posted along with its January Supplier Responsibility Progress Report, ChinaFile's David Barreda has produced an interactive map that shows who builds Apple's products and where in the world they do it. The map -- which allows you to drill down to the individual addresses of hundreds of suppliers on five continents -- invites exploration. You can get it from either ChinaFile or Tea Leaf Nation.

Thanks for AppleInsider's Kevin Bostic for the tip.

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