India has to play catch-upAlthough India has been on US manufacturer’s radar for many years, India has growing pains to meet manufacturing production support demands and therefore their confidence. India’s completely unhinged economic development ecosystem and political instability can’t compete with China’s 10% year over year economic and technological growth as well as cheap labor. Last year, Samsung opened in India, what Samsung claimed is the world’s largest mobile phone plant in order to meet the global phone demand.In January of this year, Apple moved some of its iPhone assembly from Foxconn China to Foxconn India. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., better known as Foxconn, known for its ill treatment of its workers and stated to be the world’s largest multinational electronics manufacturing company that has its headquarters in Taiwan. Foxconn’s customer list includes Amazon, Apple, Blackberry, Nokia and Sony just to name a few. … [Read more...] about Made in India? Vietnam? Mexico?
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NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Facebook has removed 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan because of “inauthentic behavior” and spamming, it said on Monday, much of it linked to India’s main opposition Congress party days before elections and Pakistan’s military. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Facebook has faced increasing pressure from authorities around the world to ensure its platform is not abused for political gains or to spread misinformation, especially ahead of elections. Among the most significant removals, Facebook said it took down 549 accounts and 138 pages linked to India’s Congress for “coordinated inauthentic behavior”. Facebook said it also banned some accounts linked to an Indian company “associated with” a mobile app promoted by Prime … [Read more...] about Facebook removes many accounts in India, Pakistan for ‘inauthentic’…
Updated 6:06 am PDT, Sunday, March 10, 2019 India's Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora speaks during a press conference in New Delhi, India, Sunday, March 10, 2019. India's Election Commission has announced that the upcoming national election will be held in seven phases in April and May as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeks a second term. less India's Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora speaks during a press conference in New Delhi, India, Sunday, March 10, 2019. India's Election Commission has announced that the upcoming national election will ... more Photo: Manish Swarup, AP Photo: Manish Swarup, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 India's Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora speaks during a press conference in New Delhi, … [Read more...] about 7-phased voting for India’s national election in April, May
Updated 9:46 pm CST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, gives a press conference with Defense Minister Pervez Khattak, left, and Finance Minister Asad Umar after a recent Indian airstrike, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Pakistan said India launched an airstrike on its territory early Tuesday that caused no casualties, while India said it targeted a terrorist training camp in a pre-emptive strike that killed a "very large number" of militants. less Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, gives a press conference with Defense Minister Pervez Khattak, left, and Finance Minister Asad Umar after a recent Indian airstrike, in Islamabad, ... more Photo: Anjum Naveed, AP Photo: Anjum Naveed, AP Image 1 of / 12 Caption … [Read more...] about The Latest: Pompeo urges restraint in India, Pakistan
By Corinne Abrams WSJ Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 MUMBAI—Thousands of products were pulled from Amazon.com Inc.’s India website Friday—the first direct impact from the country’s new e-commerce rules, a day after warning the restrictions would hurt its business there. India’s new restrictions, which went into effect Friday, were designed to help local retailers better compete against foreign-owned giants like Amazon and Walmart Inc., as the e-commerce market is poised to boom in the country. Amazon warned Thursday that India’s restrictions could crimp revenue this quarter and that it was still evaluating the regulations. “We do believe that India remains a good long-term opportunity,” Amazon’s financial chief Brian Olsavsky said. In India, rules had barred foreign companies from holding their own online inventory and selling it direct to customers. Amazon previously worked around those regulations by selling products … [Read more...] about Products Yanked from Amazon in India as New Rules Take Effect