India may become new global manufacturing hub as coronavirus crisis ends


New Delhi: The coronavirus pandemic has engulfed the whole world and India too will not be spared by the lethal virus, however amid this difficult time, there is a chance as China is prone to lose the standing of a global manufacturing hub within the post-COVID-19 period, in accordance with consultants.

They consider that the Indian economic system may become the new manufacturing hub as a number of worldwide firms, at present primarily based in China, may exit from there. Countries like Japan, America, and South Korea, which have to this point been depending on China, are eyeing India to shift their base. 

Around one thousand worldwide corporations at present working in China are planning to make India their new vacation spot. Similarly, about 300 firms have additionally made preparations to arrange their items in India, and have already began their negotiations with the Indian authorities.

These firms are in several sectors like Mobile Phones, Electronics, Medical Devices, Textiles, and Synthetic Fabrics. The record contains the names of many large firms that want to shift their enterprise from China. 

1. Wistron Corporation, a subsidiary of well-known iPhone producer Apple Inc

2. Pegatron, a Taiwanese firm concerned in assembling of iPhones

3. Two South Korean Iron and Steel firms – Hyundai Steel and POSCO

4. America’s Electronics and Technology agency, Teledyne 

5. The US pharmaceutical firm, Johnson and Johnson

Not solely this, however many South Korea firms are additionally exhibiting their eagerness to shift to India. Japan has already introduced a mega package deal of two billion {dollars} (about Rs 15,000 crore) for its firms, prepared to shift their vegetation and factories outdoors China. 

India is attracting worldwide consideration due to sure concessions it has already introduced for the company sector. 

In September 2019, the Indian authorities lowered the speed of company tax from 30 per cent to about 25 per cent, whereas the identical has been lowered to 15 per cent for these firms that need to arrange new factories. Notably, India’s company tax fee is the bottom in Southeast Asia.

Apart from India, worldwide corporations are additionally nations like Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia as an alternate. This is the explanation that the Indian authorities is predicted to speed up Make In India coverage after the tip of lockdown. 

Organizations related to the economic sectors have been requested to contact large firms within the US and the UK, prepared to shift their manufacturing items outdoors China. Negotiations have already began with a few hundred such corporations. 

China may obtain a serious jolt if worldwide firms resolve to shift their manufacturing items to nations like India after the coronavirus crisis.

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