As more Chinese smartphone vendors shift part of their operations to India or target that market, FIH Mobile, which assembles handsets for Xiaomi and other companies, hopes to beat the slowing down Chinese market by heading in the same direction. Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra is shown on the left. Photo: SCMP Pictures

FIH Mobile targets India as Chinese clients like Xiaomi hit by smartphone slowdown at home also shift to subcontinent

Electronics contract manufacturer says it is eyeing markets that will become the next growth driver; wants to develop a services ecosystem

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As more Chinese smartphone vendors shift part of their operations to India or target that market, FIH Mobile, which assembles handsets for Xiaomi and other companies, hopes to beat the slowing down Chinese market by heading in the same direction. Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra is shown on the left. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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