It is rumored that India is forcing companies to manufacture goods in India by refusing to provide licenses for Chinese-made WiFi modules

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In order to develop the country’s technological product manufacturing industry, the Indian government seems to have made a lot of determination.ReutersI recently learned from my informants that “at least” since November last year, the Indian Ministry of Communications has not issued a license for products equipped with Chinese-made WiFi modules. The purpose behind this move seems to be to force companies to move manufacturing to India. It is said that there are more than 80 devices that have to be postponed. In addition to Chinese brands such as Xiaomi, Lenovo, and Oppo, there are also American manufacturers such as Dell and HP.

The Ministry of Communications did not release any comment on this matter, and according to the source, the official did not give any response to the company involved. For a long time in the past, the relations between China and India have been quite tense for many reasons. If this matter is confirmed, it is difficult to say whether it will arouse new conflicts between the two sides. Of course, the most difficult thing is the enterprises caught in the middle. If India chooses to use this method to force them to set up factories there, it is necessary to consider carefully how to choose.