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Competitiveness - India as a smartphone powerhouse

Graham Watson

26th September 2018

This BBC clip looks at how the city of Noida, close to New Delhi, has seen 25 brands of smartphone located there. 30% of the world's smartphones are manufactured there. Why? In the first place, it's a response to a 10% import duty on smartphones but indigenous manufacturers, such as Lava are feeling threatened by this influx.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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