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Chinese tech companies outsourcing production to India

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Staff writer ▼ | August 18, 2015
Lenovo Group said it is establishing a smartphone assembly unit in India, partnering with Flex, ex Flextronics, on a new assembly line in Chennai.
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Using imported parts, the facility will have an annual production capacity of 6 million smartphones and employ 1,500 people. Production of its MotoE range of smartphones has already begun.

China's Xiaomi this month said it was joining forces with Taiwan-based tech giant Foxconn to start assembling phones in India.

Foxconn, Hon Hai Precision Industry, has also announced it will invest $5 billion in the state of Maharashtra. It has not said what it will be making but a local minister told Reuters that it has been in talks to manufacture Apple iPhones.


 

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