10 July 2018
Samsung Electronics has formally opened the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant in India. The factory was inaugurated jointly on Monday (July 9) by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
The factory is located in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi. India is the world's second biggest smartphone market and home to more than a billion wireless subscribers.
The new factory will help Samsung to double its current capacity for mobile phones in Noida to an annual 120 million units after the phased expansion plan is complete, the company said in a statement.