The “Made in India” tag on your smartphone hides one very important fact: There is a very large proportion of China within the device.
Import of mobile phone components (including printed circuit boards) during April-February FY20, according to government figures, hit $7.5 billion — of which 25 per cent was from the land of the dragon.
Hari Om Rai, chairman of Lava International, said: “Yes, we are vulnerable. Import content in our phones vary from 60-80 per cent. And China constitutes anything between 20 and 50 per cent of that.”
Experts say whi.....