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A Reuters report at the end of last year said that Apple was planning to make flagship iPhones in India as the company seeks to reduce its dependence on China. A new report today supports that claim, and suggests that those plans are being progressed.

Specifically, it says that senior Foxconn execs plan to visit India next month for discussions …

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India Stories December 27, 2018

Flagship model iPhones will be made in India for the first time, says a new report, potentially taking the company’s business in the emerging market ‘to a new level.’ It follows a recent report that senior Apple execs are to meet government officials there next month to discuss manufacturing plans.

The move will also see assembly in India carried out by Foxconn rather than Wistron, which is currently Apple’s sole iPhone assembler in the country …

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India Stories December 22, 2018

Earlier this week, a report explored Apple’s continued struggles in India and the decline in iPhone popularity in the country. Now, India commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu has revealed that he will be meeting with Apple’s “top leadership” next month to discuss manufacturing plans with the company.

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India Stories November 13, 2018

As part of the ongoing reorganization of its India executive team, Apple has reportedly appointed Nokia executive Ashish Chowdhary as its new head of India operations. The move was first reported by news outlet IANS, citing industry sources.

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India Stories November 3, 2018

Research firm Counterpoint is out with a new look at Apple’s continued struggles in India. As noted by Reuters, Counterpoint data shows that iPhone sales in India are set to take a significant hit during India’s holiday season.

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India Stories September 6, 2018

Apple isn’t having a happy time of it in India at present, with falling sales and market share, a threatened ban on iPhones, increased import taxes, and legal requirements preventing it opening Apple Stores there.

Things don’t appear to be getting any better, with the latest report saying that a new law has forced the company to put its planned Apple Pay rollout on hold …

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