Chinese firms hit by new import hurdles in India, sources say

Channel NewsAsia | Aug 14, 2020 at 1:15 PM
  • Chinese firms like Xiaomi are facing delays getting approvals from India’s quality control agency for their goods, five industry sources told Reuters, as the business environment deteriorates after a clash on their Himalayan border.
  • Chinese smartphone brands, including Oppo and Xiaomi, account for eight of every 10 smartphones sold in India.
  • Modi has in recent weeks called for a “self-reliant India”, urging industry to focus on boosting domestic production.