Samsung to Begin Laptop Manufacturing at Noida Plant Later This Year: Report

Samsung to Begin Laptop Manufacturing at Noida Plant Later This Year: Report

Samsung plans to start out manufacturing laptops at its facility in Noida later this 12 months, in line with a prime firm govt. The South Korean tech conglomerate already manufactures its smartphones within the nation — these are offered domestically in addition to exported — and is already making preparations to start assembling laptops right here. Samsung at the moment produces its laptops in China and Vietnam, and the laptop computer fashions that it plans to provide listed here are anticipated to be offered within the Indian market.

TM Roh, Samsung’s Cellular Division President, acknowledged at a media briefing (through Mint) on Monday that the corporate is making ready to fabricate its laptops within the nation. “Noida is an important manufacturing base for Samsung. It’s the second largest base for Samsung. There could also be some modifications on the plant to optimize it as per the worldwide demand however what stays unchanged is the truth that it is a vital base for us,” he stated.

Final September, it was reported that Samsung was making ready to provide its laptops within the nation a month later, at its Noida facility. Whereas it seems these plans had been delayed, the corporate has now confirmed that it’s going to produce its laptops in India.

The federal government positioned restrictions on the import of laptops in August 2023, as a part of its efforts to spice up home manufacturing. Apple, HP, and Samsung halted laptop computer imports on the time, after which the federal government granted corporations a three-month interval earlier than the licensing regime for laptop computer imports got here into impact.

Nonetheless, earlier than the three-month interval was up, the federal government reversed its choice and stated it will not impose the licensing requirement on imports of laptops and computer systems. On the time, the federal government stated it will solely monitor inbound shipments of those laptops.

Final Might, the federal government introduced the PLI 2.0 scheme for IT {hardware} with an outlay of Rs. 17,000 crore. India reportedly imported computer systems and laptops price $7.37 billion (roughly Rs. 61,300 crore) in 2021-22, which fell to $5.33 billion (roughly Rs. 44,300 crore) in 2022-23.


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