BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will start making smartphones in India next month, the company said on Friday, joining a wave of compatriots setting up in one of the world's biggest mobile phone markets.
The plant will be operated with the Indian arm of electronics manufacturer Flextronics International Ltd in Chennai, Huawei said in a statement.
The Chinese firm will also expand its Indian retail network, increasing to more than 50,000 the number of outlets it partners with by the end of the year.
(Reporting by Paul Carsten; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)
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