China’s Xiaomi Corp sells the most smartphones in India and, with its Mi Store on Wheels retail programme launched in September 2020, reaches the remotest parts of the country. Photo: Handout
China’s Xiaomi Corp sells the most smartphones in India and, with its Mi Store on Wheels retail programme launched in September 2020, reaches the remotest parts of the country. Photo: Handout
Kamala Thiagarajan
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Kamala Thiagarajan

India’s hi-tech joint venture plan is an olive branch to China – but will it work?

  • While the offer is open to other countries, it is most applicable to China, given its dominance in Indian electronics
  • But it remains to be seen whether such a partnership can bolster Indian electronics manufacturing or give greater security to Chinese companies in India

China’s Xiaomi Corp sells the most smartphones in India and, with its Mi Store on Wheels retail programme launched in September 2020, reaches the remotest parts of the country. Photo: Handout
China’s Xiaomi Corp sells the most smartphones in India and, with its Mi Store on Wheels retail programme launched in September 2020, reaches the remotest parts of the country. Photo: Handout
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