Friday, 24 March 2017
The company will begin manufacturing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s smartphones at the Wistron plant in Bangalore within the next 4 – 6 weeks. The iPhone SE’s production will be moved there in 3 months.
“We’ve been working hard to develop our operations in India,” an Apple spokeswoman told. “We appreciate the constructive and open dialogue we’ve had with government about further expanding our local operations.”
Apple had been in negotiations with India for some time, mainly seeking tax concessions to keep the cost of producing the phones very low. India has reportedly refused most of the company’s demands. Still, the nation is reportedly working closely with Apple so that the tech giant can move forward with its plans.
“We want Apple to manufacture in India. They are also very keen. We will try to accommodate as much of their demands as possible, but they too appreciate and understand our limitations,” an official who works closely with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told.
Source by: Internet