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India’s Smartphone Market Drawing Attention from China

According to our recent research, the growth rate of the Chinese smartphone market was 28% Y/Y in Q1’14, down from 112% in Q1’13. Meanwhile, while Chinese telecom carriers are cutting subsidies, brands and makers are promoting low-price LTE smartphones Continue Reading

India Cuts Import Duty On TV Categories

In a move that has significance for the TV industry in India, the Indian Government announced on July 10th that, effective immediately, import duties on CRT TV picture tubes as well as displays and other components used to manufacture flat panel TVs under 19” are now exempted from import duty. Continue Reading

Will Falling LCD TV Panel Prices Be Enough to Stop Indian Brands from Raising Prices?

The Indian Rupee has lost over 5% of its value against the US Dollar over the last 30 days. As the Indian supply chain for LCD TV is mainly resident outside India this is expected to have an upward impact on the end customer pricing, as was seen last year. Continue Reading