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Apple Ramping up Manufacturing in India to $40 Billion in 4-5 Years: PTI

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Apple reportedly plans to improve manufacturing in India to round $40 billion — a greater than five-fold improve from its present $7 billion — within the subsequent 4 to 5 years.

The information — which ReadWrite has but to confirm independently — originates from news agency PTI, which cited authorities sources that stated: “Apple has plans to extend manufacturing in India to over $40 billion within the subsequent 4-5 years. It has crossed $7 billion within the final fiscal.”

“They don’t have any plans to take part in IT {hardware} PLI,” the officer added — implying the iPhone creator has no plans to make iPads or Macbooks in India. “They could come at a later stage however as of now their focus is to scale up current manufacturing ranges.”

Nonetheless, The Cupertino-based agency reportedly plans to fabricate Airpods in India from subsequent yr.

Apple outpaces Samsung in smartphone exports from India

Apple is the most important exporter of cell phones from India — the place it, for the primary time, made its new made-in-India iPhones obtainable on launch day earlier this month. The iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Professional and iPhone 15 Professional Max hit retailer cabinets on Sept. 22, with Indian-made items obtainable each domestically and overseas.

Apple has reportedly outpaced, for the first time, Korean rival Samsung in smartphone export volumes from India — delivery 49 p.c of India’s complete 12 million shipments within the June quarter versus Samsung’s 45 p.c.

Trade sources are broadly reported as claiming that Apple’s iPhone 15 sequence registered 100% development in comparison with the iPhone 14 sequence on launch day.

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Adam James

Adam is the Editor-in-Chief of ReadWrite.

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