India Cellular and Electronics Association

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Globalise to Localise: Exporting at Scale and Deepening the Ecosystem are Vital to Higher Domestic Value Addition
This report explores how India can achieve the electronics production target of US$300 billion and exports of US$120 billion by 2025-26. It recommends a sequential approach that can put India’s exports on the same trajectory as China and Vietnam. The immediate goal should be to export at scale to global markets (globalise), and the subsequent objective should be to increase the share of local content (localise).

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Digital broadcast radio in India
Perspectives on the opportunity and requirements for a successful implementation.

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Report on Tempered Glass
The report focuses on building a large tempered glass screen protectors industry in India, and the tests & standards to be recomended for formilizing the mobile accessories industry. The study also highlights India's growth potential through exports with quality domestic manufacturing.

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Smartphone Re-commerce
The report focuses on the challenges & opportunities for the secondhand smartphone market in India and the increase in demand from general public, and the key players operating in this segment.

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Vision Document (Vol. 2) – $300bn Sustainable Electronics Manufacturing & Exports by 2026
The report provides a five-year roadmap & strategy to reach the US$300 billion goal, based on an “all of the government” approach which sharply focuses on broadening and deepening electronics manufacturing in India. This roadmap is the second volume of a two-part Vision Document – the first of which titled “Increasing India’s Electronics Exports and Share in GVCs” was released in November, 2021.

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Tariff Report
The report is a detailed comparative study of import tariffs in electronics priority products in India vis-à-vis four key competing investment destinations. The study notes that India has higher average tariffs and less open international trade in comparison to its competing economies which can negate PLI and adversely impact competitiveness & scale.

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GST Report
The report provides a deep-dive into the importance of mobile phones in the current economic environment and highlights the adverse impact of the increase in GST on mobile phones from 12% to 18%. This report captures all the focal points for policy makers that highlights this impact on mobile handsets and its parts & components. The report emphasizes upon the requirement of right policy impetus coupled with appropriate tax structure for the growth of mobile phone industry.

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Vision Document – Increasing India’s Electronics Exports and Share in GVC’s
The Vision Document seeks to provide an action plan to increase India’s electronics exports and participation in GVCs. The document is a call to action for broadening and deepening electronics manufacturing in India. It concentrates on the challenges in the electronics sector, strategy to address these challenges and major policy actions to be taken.

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Display Report
The report focuses on establishing a display manufacturing industry in India in sync with NPE2019 targets. The report provides a deeper dive into the display component industry and its future potential to create billion-dollar manufacturing industries in India with the potential to trigger leveraged trillion-dollar economies.

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Report on establishing a Global Scale PCBA manufacturing HUB in India with a focus on exports
The basic objective of the study is to understand India's position in terms of PCBA manufacturing and highlights the market opportunities & key imperatives to drive expor-led growth. The report also focuses on identifying broader measures required to promote export of PCBAs to other manufacturing destinations.

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Report on IT Hardware
The report focuses on establishing a Global scale IT hardware manufacturing eco-system in India which includes products such as Laptops, Tablets and Desktops. It suggests that how India needs to address disabilities, increase promotion of exports through incentivizing manufacturers and attract global value chains. It also highlights that it is important to assemble the products in India to increase the scale, attract the ecosystem and reduce depandance of other countries for finished goods, and increase the technology capability of India.

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Report on RoDTEP (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products)
The study is to assess the RODTEP rates for key electronic products based on robust and comprehensive calculation of all the duties and taxes that are not remitted or refunded on exports. This report acts as a guide for the government in finalizing an appropriate strategy on RoDTEP rates which can support the growth in mobile and exports exports sector.

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Disabilities Report
The report is a study on disabilities and smart policy measures including replacement of merchandise export incentive scheme (MEIS) for the mobile phone industry. The report explores the opportunities and challenges for the mobile phones sector in India. The report addresses the concerns of Indian firms regarding cost disabilities, PMP, government policies, etc. and strategies to fix these issues.

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Report on Merchant Exporters for Mobile Phone Exports – A US$ 11 Billion Opportunity
This primary objective of the study is to outline Merchant Exporter’s contribution to smartphone market as a legal, viable and organized growing channel. The study gives an overview of India's mobile phone market, exports revenue and Merchant Exporters' best practices and contribution, channel structure, challenges, opportunities, etc. The report provides insights that helps in creating a comprehensive view of the Merchant Exporters market with a viable outcome-based recommendation and advisory from a technology point of view.

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Making India the global manufacturing powerhouse for mobile handsets and components
The report provides an analysis of PMP impact to boost mobile manufacturing and charting the way forward. The report highlights the current manufactring position of India in the mobile handset and components space and what all remedial measures the GOI can possibly undertake to achieve the larger vision to establish India as the global manufacturing hub in this sector

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Contribution of Smart Phones to Digital Governance in India
The report highlights the role of smartphones and Open OS in India's digital initiatives and overall delivery of public services. The report explores the phenomena of open eco-systems becoming an integral part of the overall Digital Governance initiative. This study outlines key insights for the stakeholders to accelerate the adoption of e/m governance.

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