Foxconn may start manufacturing flagship iPhone models in India

December 27, 2018


For the first time, Foxconn may be assembling Apple’s handset in its Sriperumbudur plant located in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. The assembly partner is planning to invest 25 billion Indian rupees, roughly $356 million in U.S. dollars, on expanding their plant to accommodate the iPhone production according to M C Sampath, Tamil Nadu’s Industries Minister.

The Economic Times also noted that Foxconn is aiming to create as many as 25,000 jobs for the local workforce. The new production could commence as early as 2019.

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