India imposes import restrictions on laptops, impacting Samsung and others.
The Indian government imposed immediate restrictions on imports of notebook computers, tablets, and personal computers on Wednesday.
Citing a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Indian media outlets, including the daily Mint, reported that the measures are effective immediately, requiring any company or entity that wants to bring laptops into India to sell them to obtain a license from the Indian government.
As a result, companies such as Samsung, Apple, and Lenovo that sell laptops or computers in India have been forced to stop importing their products into the country until they receive a license.
Local media analyzed that most laptops and personal computers sold in India are manufactured or assembled in China, 카지노사이트킴 and the government may be hoping that the move will encourage manufacturers to move some of their facilities to India.
Local media also reported that the Indian government has taken similar steps to attract smartphone manufacturing facilities.