Suresh Prabhu, Trade and Industry Minister in India, would like to see Apple expanding its manufacturing commitment in India. It writes The Economic Times.
Apple started its first production in India earlier this year, and then with Iphone SE. However, according to the newspaper, he should have said that he would be "more than happy" to solve the knots required for Apple to fend off local production in India and that the government is waiting for a "good proposal" from the company.
"We are waiting for a good proposal from them. And is more than happy to receive Apple, one of the world's leading brands. We are willing to investigate if there are difficulties they may encounter. We are more than happy to solve them. So we are waiting for a formal proposal, "he said.
In addition to manufacturing, Apple is also working to get stores in India.