MeitY pushes Chinese firms to participate in smartphone exports from India

Asks them to strengthen supply chain, increase value additions

PLI scheme, electronics, smartphone, mobile, manufacturing
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Chinese mobile companies, such as Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo, have recently come under scrutiny from various government agencies over alleged violations of Indian laws

Surajeet Das Gupta
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has asked Chinese device makers to push exports from India and also bolster their supply chain in the country to increase value additions. A few such companies, such as Oppo, are already preparing a road map for the same, according to sources.

A senior government official in MeitY said: “Yes! We have had meetings with Chinese device makers both collectively and individually and have asked them to participate in exports from India. We have an ambitious target of producing mobile phones worth $126 billion in India by FY26, half of which will be

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First Published: Aug 22 2022 | 7:18 PM IST

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