India roundup
Weekly updates of developments in India
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...
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...
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...
Monday 14 August 2023
India roundup: Confusion and concerns mount among notebook and tablet vendors over India's import restriction measure
India's surprising announcement to require license for imported notebooks and tablets raised confusion and concerns in the IT hardware industry. Hyundai is looking to launch more...
Monday 7 August 2023
India roundup: India's import restrictions of notebooks and tablets to hit Apple
Amid Apple's rapid growth in India, India's surprising measure to restrict imports of PCs will hit Apple the most. After Micron's ATMP plan in India, more companies have shown interest...
Monday 31 July 2023
India roundup: Xiaomi to claw back market in India by streamlining product portfolio
After Xiaomi lost its top position in India's smartphone market, the company launched a series of initiatives to fight back. Foxconn Group is scouting land for expanding manufacturing...
Monday 24 July 2023
India roundup: Foxconn prepares production expansion in India as it becomes Apple's fifth-largest market
Following the US and Japan signed an MoU with India for semiconductor cooperation. India may take equity in IC design houses to nurture national champions as the country is eager...
Monday 17 July 2023
India roundup: Foxconn and Vedanta go separate ways for chip investments in India
After Vedanta acquired a 100% stake in its semiconductor and display manufacturing business, Foxconn said it parted away with Vedanta for their joint venture, Vedanta-Foxconn Semiconductors...
Monday 10 July 2023
India roundup: HPE to make servers in India
As India's semiconductor ecosystem is growing, Microchip announced fresh investments in India to expand its operations. HPE will partner with India-based VVDN to make high-end servers...
Monday 3 July 2023
India roundup: Xiaomi reportedly undergoing restructuring and layoff in India
Amid India's government scrutiny, Xiaomi was reportedly reducing its headcounts in India and shifted most of its decisions to its parent company in China. Vedanta continued its foray...
Monday 26 June 2023
India roundup: Micron to build ATMP facility in India by 2024-end as US-India strengthen bilateral semiconductor ties
US-based tech giants announced a flurry of investments, especially in the semiconductors that will boost India's semiconductor ecosystem as the US is looking to help India develop...
Monday 19 June 2023
India roundup: India reportedly requires Chinese smartphone manufacturers to Indianize
As India leaps frog in mobile phone manufacturing, Chinese smartphone manufacturers, already under regulatory scrutiny, were reportedly asked by India to be more Indian. Meanwhile,...
Monday 12 June 2023
India roundup: India's internet economy to reach US$1 trillion by 2030
A report by Google, Bain & Co, and Temasek forecasts India's internet economy to reach US$1 trillion by 2030. India may offer more incentives to encourage local production of...
Monday 5 June 2023
India roundup: Foxconn to make iPhones in Karnataka by April 2024
The government of Karnataka said that Foxconn will beginning making iPhones in the state in 2024. Xiaomi will expand local sourcing for its smartphones and wearable devices to regain...
Monday 29 May 2023
India roundup: Tata reported to set up another facility for EMS business
Tata is reportedly looking to expand its electronics manufacturing investments. Tesla is interested in making EVs in India but has not made any firm commitment.