India roundup
Weekly updates of important developments in India
Monday 15 April 2024
India roundup: Elon Musk visit to India may entail an EV plant
Elon Musk is scheduled to visit India and meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Global IC design houses speeded up investments in India by setting up global capability cen...
Monday 8 April 2024
India roundup: Apple suppliers become major blue-collar job creators in India

Apple ecosystem reportedly becomes largest blue-collar job generator in India

Monday 1 April 2024
India roundup: end the AI hype and get deploying, says NASSCOM

End the AI hype and get deploying, says India's NASSCOM President

Monday 25 March 2024
India roundup: stable electricity supply key issues for manufacturing relocation to India
Amid global production relocation, India remains disadvantageous due to a lack of stable power. To attract global manufacturers, India lowered import duties on EVs.Stable power supply...
Monday 18 March 2024
India roundup: India leaps forward in building semiconductor ecosystem
Three semiconductor projects, including one wafer fab and two ATMP/OSAT facilities, were inaugurated, marking a milestone for India on its way to building a semiconductor ecosystem
Monday 11 March 2024
India roundup: India chip projects to begin construction as Taiwanese firms seek growth opportunities
Two of the three chipmaking projects are expected to begin by mid-2024. Taiwanese firms expressed their cautiousness and optimism towards opportunities in India.
Monday 4 March 2024
India roundup: three chip projects approved under INR760 billion incentive scheme
India approved three chip projects, two in Gujarat and one in Assam. India is expected to see more incoming investments for years to come.
Monday 26 February 2024
India roundup: Tower Semiconductor and Tata propose setting up fabs in India
India's chip ecosystem is rapidly evolving, and local firms' ties with Taiwan-based companies on semiconductors are expected to deepen.
Monday 19 February 2024
India roundup: Applied Materials reiterates commitment to Indian chip ecosystem
As more electronics manufacturers expand their capacities in India, Applied Materials eyes an increasing significance India may play in the global semiconductor manufacturing ecosy...
Monday 5 February 2024
India roundup: India lowers import duty on mobile phone components
India reduces import customs duty on mobile phone components. Notebook vendors accelerated production expansion in India. Apple saw another quarterly sales record in India.
Monday 29 January 2024
India roundup: Corning facility to land in southern India
Corning signed an MoU with the government of Tamil Nadu to make cover glass for mobile devices as India saw surging electronics exports thanks to Apple suppliers.
Monday 22 January 2024
India roundup: HCL, Foxconn form OSAT JV in India
Foxconn and HCL signed an MoU to form a joint venture into the OSAT sector, as manufacturers are capitalizing on the opportunity to have a presence in the Indian semiconductor ecos...
Monday 15 January 2024
India roundup: Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in competition to woo inward electronics and semiconductor investments
Guajrat and Tamil Nadu, the two front-runners of the development of India's semiconductor ecosystem, held respective events, and won investments from semiconductors.
Monday 8 January 2024
India roundup: Synopsys expects its chip GPT to be critical in developing Indian semiconductor talent
Synopsys believes its generative AI solution can be a boost for India's IC design industry. States in India are wooing semiconductor investments.
Tuesday 2 January 2024
India roundup: challenges remain for smartphone export expansion in India
Despite rapid expansion in smartphone exports from India in recent years, geopolitical issues remain for India to expand exports further. Innolux confirmed the display collaboration...