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India's Electronics Import Bill Could Become Larger Than Its Oil Bill

How the government can help the electronics industry

Published: Mar 6, 2012 06:20:56 AM IST
Updated: Mar 1, 2012 04:32:29 PM IST

The demand for electronics in India is huge and growing. But very little of it is met through domestic production. Here’s the plan to correct that mismatch

India's Electronics Import Bill Could Become Larger Than Its Oil Bill

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(This story appears in the 16 March, 2012 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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  • Jeevanandham

    As like GUI software ,this article designed with Graphics with electronic components is very easy to understand the Electronics Industry and Policy scenario of India . Govt. Policy is fine ,But so far we don't have any Semiconductor manufacturing Industries Most of the consumer electronics goods are manufactured in South Korea, China, Japan ,Taiwan and Vietnam . Even mighty Japan find it difficult to compete with South Korea . In this scenario where we could fit as we need to start from zero . The only possibility is as like Automobile Industry we need to allow the big players in the field ,to be allowed to bring FDI with a condition of producing 100 % content of Electronic consumer goods ,should be made in India instead of CKD manufacturing .

    on Mar 6, 2012