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No more fireworks: Festivals fail to light up mobile phone sellers
According to smartphone trackers, sales this month have been close to 12 million as against 15.5 million last year. If this trend holds, then 2020 estimates would have to be lowered further from the already scaled down forecast of 130-134 million units.
Handset makers can save costs due to GST-customs portal integration
The data uploaded for bills of entry filed up to August 6, 2020 by SEZ (s...
Govt may defer levying import duty on display assembly for a year
Official sources say the ministry of electronics and information technology...
Big booster: Govt panel clears $100-billion mobile export proposals from global manufacturers
Foxconn, Pegatron, Wistron, Samsung, Karbonn, Lava among manufacturers that submitted applications. Apple’s contract manufacturers and Samsung have submitted production estimates of phones worth $50 billion each in the next five years.
Cap on exports incentive by govt to hurt handset, component exports, says industry
The government on Tuesday notified that benefits to each exporter under the Merchandise Exports Incentive Scheme (MEIS) for the September-December period is capped at Rs 2 crores.
iPhone manufacturer Pegatron starts business operations in India
Pegatron has appointed BSR & Co as statutory auditors for the first year of operations ending March 31, 2021 while Akhilesh Bansal and Chui Tan Lin, chief operating officer of Pegatron Corp Taiwan, have been appointed directors of the India subsidiary, as per regulatory filings.
Six states woo mobile phone manufacturers with incentives and attractive subsidies
Uttar Pradesh has already written to both Pegatron and Apple, highlighting its offer of 20% added incentive on capital invested and 25% subsidy on land. It is also wooing Samsung.
iPhone makers among winners in $6.6 billion India's manufacturing plan
Amid rising trade and political tensions between the U.S. and China, India is betting that many global brands will be keen to reduce their dependence on China. If successful, the program could set in motion a shift in electronics manufacturing in the next five years.
Phone, electronics makers seek exemption from 'faceless assessment' for shipments
“We request all AEO (authorized economic operator) and In-Bond Manufacturing entities import/export be permitted “green channel” for self-assessment and automatic clearing for both import and export shipments to promote faster capacity addition and greatly improve ease of doing business,” the India Cellular and Electronic Association said
Offline phone retailers accuse Samsung of misusing customer data to drive sales on its site
Samsung had distributed gift vouchers worth Rs 10,000 each for buying its Note20 from mom-and-pop stores. “But those vouchers could only be redeemed at Samsung.com,” the All India Mobile Retailers Association (AIMRA) said.
Apple vendors, Samsung, others propose Rs 11 lakh crore mobile phone production under PLI scheme
The proposals submitted by the companies to the Ministry of Electronics and IT to avail benefits of the Production Link Incentives (PLI) are expected to create 12 lakh employment opportunities -- 3 lakh direct and around 9 lakh indirect jobs, a source told PTI.
Mobile phone sales to remain flat until festive season; industry watchers stay hopeful
Companies are going all out to woo the consumer with launches of new smartphones, but most are keeping away from discretionary spends gauging the economic impact on their livelihoods amid the ongoing pandemic.
Mobile phones’ manufacturing to restart
Makers of iphone & Xiaomi phones get requisite permissions from state authorities in South
Samsung may move part of smartphone production to India, plans to make devices worth $40 billion
Once Samsung’s move fructifies, the company will join iconic smartphone major Apple, which is also in the process of shifting a key part of its production line for smartphones to India. The global smartphone export market is about $270 billion. By value, Apple has a 38% market share and Samsung 22%.