India roundup
Weekly updates of developments in India
Monday 27 November 2023
India roundup: India-based OSATs to emerge amid chip-making relocation
India-based electronics manufacturers accelerate their move to venture into the emerging OSAT business amid lucrative incentive schemes and a favorable geopolitical environment.
Monday 20 November 2023
India roundup: India tech guru expects huge room for Taiwan-India cooperation
Indian experts visited India to attend the Supply Chain Summit held in Taipie. FDI inflow in India's computer software and hardware sector slowed for the past quarters.
Monday 13 November 2023
India roundup: Tata acquires 100% stake of Wistron Indian subsidiary
Tata became one of the iPhone assemblers in India after Wistron sold its Indian assets. India's smartphone market have seen shifts in recent quarters due to 5G and premiumization.
Monday 6 November 2023
India roundup: More Indian companies venture into IC design and handset-making
India may see more local companies venture into the IC design sector as it develops its local semiconductor supply chain. Apple saw an improving performance in India when it encountered challenges elsewhere, including China.
Monday 30 October 2023
India roundup: India pins hopes on collaborations with Japan and Taiwan for chip development success
India approved an MoC with Japan for chip development. An Indian delegation visits Taiwan to attend annual bilateral meetings with government and industry leaders, seeking investments from Taiwan, including in semiconductors.
Monday 23 October 2023
India roundup: IBM to help India develop AI, chip, and quantum capabilities
US-based technology giant signed agreements with India to help the latter develop AI, semiconductors, and quantum technology, three promising technologies for the decades to come. India is reportedly considering providing incentives for companies making electric vehicles (EVs) in india, and Suzuki may capitalize the policy to build its first EV production hub in the South Asian country.
Monday 16 October 2023
India roundup: India no longer golden goose for China-based smartphone brands
India arrested four individuals in connection to a Vivo money laundering case. Local chipmakers are emerging to capitalize on India's ambition to build a local semiconductor ecosystem.
Wednesday 11 October 2023
India roundup: Apple reportedly absorbs rising costs of made-in-India iPhones
India's incentive policy reportedly cannot make up for the disadvantage cost gap for making in India. India's homegrown chipmakers announced developments for the past few weeks.
Monday 2 October 2023
India roundup: PC manufacturers embark on investments in India
Apple may increase its Indian production capacity to meet growing demand in India and abroad. PC manufacturers are looking to expand production in India amid upcoming import restrictions.
Monday 25 September 2023
India roundup: Apple embraces growing smartphone market share in India
Apple is expected to see increased iPhone shipments and market share, with Foxconn planning to expand investments in India. India's local giants are ramping up their chip push to build a self-reliant semiconductor ecosystem.
Monday 18 September 2023
India roundup: Apple's suppliers in India move to ramp up iPhone 15 and parts manufacturing
India is put in the spotlight as Apple launched its latest iPhone 15 series, with a portion of the models to be produces in India.
Monday 11 September 2023
India roundup: Foxconn levarages India's PC manufacturing incentive scheme to expand
Foxconn applied for India's incentive schemes for computer and semiconductor manufacutring. Nvidia is optimistic about India's AI demands and is looking to expand the market.
Monday 4 September 2023
India roundup: notebook orders in India increase before import license requirements take effect
Before India's import license requirements take effect in November, notebook orders have increased in India to reduce uncertainties. PC and notebook vendors also applied for India's incentive scheme to make products in India to avoid license requirements.
Monday 28 August 2023
India roundup: Samsung's foldable phone receives mass pre-orders in India
Samsung receives better pre-orders for its latest foldable phones compared to a year ago amid smartphone premiumization. Honor denied any association with India-based HonorTech that plans to bring Honor-branded phones back to India.
Monday 21 August 2023
India roundup: Foxconn speeds up Indian expansion
Over the past week, a series of developments and rumors regarding Foxconn's investments in India have occurred. Global PC and notebook manufacturers are closely watching if India will recosider implementing its import restrictions on computers.
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