China to overtake US as Apple’s largest sales Market

Apple Store, Pundong, Shanghai

The Shanghai Store. One of 11 stores operated by Apple in China

In talking to Xinhau News Agency, China this Week, Tim Cook, CEO Apple Inc. stated that he believes China will become Apple’s larget market (it’s currently second place, behind the US).

During 2010-2011, Apple’s sales in China almost Doubled and when the iPhone 5 was released last year, more than 2 million handsets were sold in China alone in the first 3 days.

However, Mr Cook failed to mention when he believed that China’s Market would overtake the US’s.