India is now the second largest mobile phone producer in the world after China, as per information shared by the Indian Cellular Association.
- ICA national president Pankaj Mohindroo said India has now emerged as the second largest producer of the mobile handset by volume.
- ICA referred to data available from market research firm IHS, China’s National Bureau of Statistics and Vietnam General Statistics Office.
- India replaced Vietnam to become the second largest producer of mobile phones in 2017.
- With the rise in mobile phone production, imports of devices in the country also reduced to less than half in 2017-18.