California’s tech company Apple has increased the manufacturing of its new and old iPhone models in India and now the company has set a new record. Apple has become the first foreign company to export smartphone units worth $1 billion (about Rs 8,100 crore) in just one month.
According to the data shared by Economic Times, Apple has created a new record of iPhone exports from India in December last year. Apple is among the few big companies that have made India their manufacturing hub and are shipping their phones made in India across the globe. Apple is trying to reduce dependence on China.
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Apple has overtaken Samsung
Apple and Samsung are the two largest smartphone exporting companies from India. According to government sources, in November last year, Apple has left Samsung behind and has become the biggest exporter from India. In the last few years, Apple has increased its dependence on India instead of China.
Three manufacturers are working
Apple’s iPhone units are being manufactured by three facilities in India – Foxconn, Pegatron and Wistron. The models the company is manufacturing in India include the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus. The rest of the models are also being produced in other countries.
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Got the benefit of government schemes
Tech company Apple became part of the product-linked incentives launched by the Indian government in April 2020. Along with this, Apple is being given the benefit of schemes related to the government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign. It is estimated that in the year 2022-2023, India will export mobile phones worth more than $ 9 billion worldwide.