The leading PC manufacturers – all the Top 6 players in the global PC market excluding Apple, as well as other big names will start production in India. Expected investments are estimated at billions of dollars.
Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo and several other companies have signed an agreement with the Indian government to participate in a program designed to boost the production of PCs, laptops, tablets, all-in-ones, servers and other devices in the country , The Register reported.
A total of 27 companies are participating in the program, and the government will allocate about $2 billion for its implementation over the next six years. In order to receive government investment, companies must organize production facilities in the country, as well as produce products that meet a certain level.
According to estimates by the Indian government, the new program will produce products worth a total of $42 billion. In addition, it will attract $360 million in foreign investment and create 200,000 jobs.
Market analysts comment that the participation in the program of leading PC industry players such as Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Lenovo is a big win for India and its strategy to encourage manufacturers to diversify their activities in the country.