India roundup
Weekly updates of developments in India
Monday 31 October 2022
India roundup: Apple sees double-digit sales growth, reportedly to make iPads in India
Despite a falling global smartphone shipments, Apple enjoys rapid sales growth in India, and is reportedly considering moving iPad production to the country amid China's zero-tolerance...
Monday 24 October 2022
India roundup: Foxconn postpones Bharat FIH's IPO plan
Foxconn decided to postpone its Indian subsidiary's IPO plan due to current market conditions. Google's business in India may be negatively impacted after being fined by the country's...
Monday 17 October 2022
India roundup: Polymatech begins manufacturing Opto-semiconductors and memory modules
Polymatech claims to be India's first semiconductor chips manufacturers after beginning producing Opto-semiconductors and memory modules, while Singapore's IGSS Ventures is looking...
Tuesday 11 October 2022
India roundup: India launched INR100-trillion project streamlining inward foreign investments
Manufacturing of consumer electronics, such as mobile phones and wearables, has picked up the pace in India, and Reliance is keen to foray into the electronics manufacturing busine...
Monday 3 October 2022
India roundup: 5G services launched
India became the last major Asian economy to launch 5G services, heralding huge demand for the 5G ecosystem and devices. Pegatron inaugurated its Indian mobile phone manufacturing...
Monday 26 September 2022
India roundup: Semiconductor incentive policy modified
India has revised a multi-billion dollar semiconductor and display incentive policy to encourage investments in not only advanced but also mature technologies. JP Morgan believes...
Monday 19 September 2022
India roundup: Vedanta-Foxconn chip fab site to be finalized in two weeks
Local and multinational companies are gearing up their semiconductor investments in India, and Google may manufacture Pixel phones in India to diversify its supply chain.
Monday 12 September 2022
India roundup: Reliance to acquire US-based solar energy software maker
Reliance is continuing its green push by acquiring another solar energy firm. India electronics manufacturing is gathering pace with Dixon obtaining Google's smart TV sub-license...
Monday 5 September 2022
India roundup: Renesas to acquire India-based fabless startup
Renesas will acquire India-based 4D radar technology provider to complement its ADAS offering, and Reliance's upcoming 5G rollout may repeat its history of disrupting the Indian mobile...
Monday 29 August 2022
India roundup: India becomes second-largest smartwatch market
India's rapidly-growing smartwatch market is driving shipments of local brands, and China-based smartphone vendors are bracing for more regulatory scrutiny in India.
Monday 22 August 2022
India roundup: India's semiconductor end products market likely to reach US$300 billion by 2026
As India strives to build its first semiconductor fab, Lam Research views this as an opportunity for expansion in the Indian market, while companies such as Ola Electric and Mahindra...
Monday 15 August 2022
India roundup: Vedanta and Foxconn reportedly closer to setting up semiconductor plant in Western India

Vedanta and Foxconn reportedly closer to selecting site for chip fab in Maharashtra

Monday 8 August 2022
India roundup: Foxconn's India plant reportedly to ship iPhone 14 in 2H22
As Apple continues to diversify its supply chain in Asia, Foxconn reportedly is expanding production at its plant in India and will manufacture the upcoming iPhone 14 there.
Monday 1 August 2022
India roundup: India begins long-awaited 5G spectrum auction
India began its 5G auction at the end of July and will last for a few more days to complete. India's Western states, including Maharashtra and Gujarat, are upping the ante to compete...
Monday 25 July 2022
India roundup: Micron reportedly considering making memory modules in India
India's Production Linked Incentive (PLI) incentive schemes seems to attract attention from global electronics manufacturers; however, applicants are facing new issues about custom...