I'm quite sure Apple will move _assembly_ to the US. So instead of shipping the final system they will make components in China, like everyone else, and then put them into the computer case in the US. Purely a marketing move.
Originally Posted by Kaynar
(that reminds me of other companies in EU (esp Germany) doing this trick).
shipping a TV into Europe = extra tax. Shipping a monitor and a TV decoder unit = lower/no taxes.