Electronics to urea: China is everywhere in India's consumer industries

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.....

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