Micromax may move their manufacturing away from China to India


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India’s largest smartphone maker, Micromax, is planning to shift manufacturing away from China and in to India as early as next year.

The company currently buys in OEM phone from China and rebrands them as their own models where they are sold, to great success in India. However, with increased import taxes and duties on Chinese phones in India it has forced the company to set up it’s own factory on a trial basis.

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Co-founder of Micromax, Rahul Sharman says that production could begin shifting from China to India as the first quarter of next year!

Micromax will release devices in Russia and Romania this year


The Indian manufacturer of Android smartphones Micromax will launch its devices in Russia and Romania by the end of this year. Already a top-tier performer in its home market, the company aims to become a global hardware brand according to its co-founder Rahul Sharma.

Micromax has already set up shop in Russia, with employees lured from rival companies. The manufacturer will launch a couple of products designed specifically for the local market. The Russian company Yandex has partnered up with Micromax on app level.