Technology Apple temporarily closes stores in China until February 9 amid virus outbreak Updated : February 02, 2020 07:07 PM IST The iPhone maker said in a statement it was closing stores, corporate offices and contact centres in China until February 9. China is the company's third-biggest market in terms of sales behind the United States and Europe and it is also where most iPhones and other devices are made. Apple doesn't disclose how many iPhones it sells in China, but the company generated nearly $44 billion in revenue from the country in its last fiscal year. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.