Greater Noida Fast Emerging As A Hub Of Chinese, Korean Electronics Companies

Greater Noida Fast Emerging As A Hub Of Chinese, Korean Electronics Companies

5 Korean firms to invest Rs 1,154 crore in the city, providing employment to 8,706 youths. China's Vivo and Oppo setting up plants at the cost of Rs 7,429 crore and Rs 2,000 crore respectively.

Lucknow, August 24 (TNA): Uttar Pradesh is fast emerging as a hub of multi-national companies not only from US and Germany, but also from China and South Korea because of the investor-friendly policies of the Yogi Government, an official spokesman said on Tuesday.

Major Chinese firms like Oppo, Vivo and Formi of China are setting up their units in Greater Noida. Similarly, five Korean companies have acquired land in Greater Noida to establish their factories at the cost of Rs 1,154 crore in the electronics sector. The companies will provide employment to 8,706 youths.

The five big companies that have bought 3.51 lakh square metres of land so far to set up their factories in Greater Noida, include Samkwang India Electronics, KH Vatech India, Cenetech India, Dreamtech and Stereon. These are the most reputed mobile parts manufacturing companies globally.

The entry of Chinese electronics companies into Greater Noida to manufacture laptops, mobile phones and other gadgets has paved the way for Korean companies to establish their own plants in order to compete with their Chinese rivals.

According to officials of the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority, Samkwang India Electronics is setting up its unit at an estimated cost of Rs 440 crore, which will employ 4,000 people, while KH Vatech India is investing Rs 247 crore and Sentech India Rs 34 crore to establish their own that will provide employment to 786 and 350 people respectively.

Dream Tech and Stereon have acquired land in Sector Ecotech 10 to establish their plants at the cost of Rs 433 crore, The two units will employ 3,570 youths. Besides, some other Korean companies are also willing to buy land in Greater Noida to set up their plants whose names the State Government is likely to reveal soon, the officials added.

With Chinese and Korean companies investing, Greater Noida is emerging as a data centre hub on the one hand and a stronghold of Korean electronics companies on the other. One of the main reasons for these investments by Korean companies is the recent investment of Rs 7,429 crore and Rs 2,000 crore by Chinese majors Vivo and Oppo respectively in Greater Noida.

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