Apple in talks about Indian factories, according to government officials

Apple negotiates with Indian government to explore the opportunities of making iPhone locally, on Tuesday Wall Street Journal reported, as the technology tycoon aims to make deeper inroads in the second biggest mobile phone market by users in the world. The news comes about a month after Apple reportedly asked the Indian government for various types of incentives should it move forward with manufacturing in India.

Tim Cook in May this year had visited India apparently in a bid to expand the company's business in the country.

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Apple product prices in India are preposterous and possibly higher than those in U.S. Currently, most Apple products sell for anywhere between 20 and 40 percent more than U.S. or Singapore prices. Macrumors stated, Apple doesn't have the license yet to directly sell products to consumers in India.

Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (Foxconn), which makes Apple gadgets such as iPhones and iPads, has a manufacturing facility in southern India. The exorbitant prices in India deters many buyers who wants to shift from Android or Windows to iOS. However, Apple is seeking financial incentives before it proceeds.

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Rumours about Apple's Make in India plans and flagship retail stores have been doing the rounds for nearly a year now. Local manufacturing would allow Apple to open its own retail stores in India, as foreign companies are required to locally source at least 30 percent of the materials used for their products. We are not here for a year or few years, we are here for a long time, 100s of years. The expensive pricing on all of its premium products have posed as a major setback which companies like Samsung, Micromax, Xiaomi, Lenovo and others have taken advantage of with their affordable and effective smartphones.

Analysts have long predicted that Apple would eventually build out its presence in India, where it now controls less than 5% of the smartphone market and struggles to beat out both domestic and Chinese vendors.

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