It is telling that so many megabanks rank highly on a list of China's most valuable brands.
These operations enjoy the explicit backing of the government. The special status brings huge competitive advantages, and an obligation to balance corporate initiatives with the priorities of the state.
Still, the banks have begun to change in recent years, according to Standard and Poor's. They have cut back on overly complicated management structures, and are increasing capital reserves.
Moving 'some' production on its smallest product line back home won't make a dent in Apple's overall manufacturing operations.