【Hyderabad】Semiconductor maker Advanced Micro Devices, which opened a second research and design facility in Hyderabad on January 4, announced the expansion of the R&D centre and aims to focus on intellectual property creation in the areas of next generation consumer electronics, graphics capabilities and microprocessors.
【ムンバイ】富士通のシンガポール子会社Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific Pte.Ltd(FPCA)は、ビジネス旅行者向け超小型モバイル・パーソナル・コンピュータ(PC)を含む一連のノートブックPCをインド市場に紹介した。（...続きを読む）
◆Fujitsu launches a range of new notebook PCs
【Mumbai】Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific Pte.Ltd, Singapore-based fully-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Japan, has launched a range of new notebook personal computers(PCs) including the smallest tablet-convertible ultra mobile PC, aimed at the business traveling segment, in India.
【バンガロール】京セラの米国子会社Kyocera Wireless Corporation(KWC)の開発業務を手がけるカルナタカ州Bangalore拠点のKyocera Wireless India (KWI)は、インドにおける本格的な事業展開に向けCDMA(Code Division Multiple Access)携帯電話端末市場の潜在性を探っている。（...続きを読む）
◆Kyocera eyes CDMA handset market in India
【Bangalore】Kyocera Wireless India (KWI), the Bangalore-based engineering development facility of Kyocera Wireless Corporation, the American subsidiary of Kyocera Japan, is assessing the market for CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) mobile handsets as part of its strategy to step up activities in India.
◆The semiconductor policy gets a lukewarm response
【New Delhi】Although the much-touted semiconductor policy has received a lukewarm response so far, the Department of Information Technology (DIT) is hopeful that response to the proposals under the policy will pick up after the Budget announcements when it gets more time to market the proposals.
【青島】年商１６２億米ドル、世界第４位の白もの家電会社Haier(海爾)が完全出資するHaier Appliances India Pvt Ltd(HAIPL)は、Anchor Daewooから最近買収したマハラシュトラ州Puneの工場における生産を開始するとともに、一連の新製品を発売、インド事業の拡張に本腰を入れている。（...続きを読む）
◆Haier India chalks out expansion plans
【Qindao】Haier Appliances India Pvt Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the $16.2-billion world's fourth-biggest white goods manufacturer, is gearing up for expansion, which includes beginning production at its newly acquired facility from Anchor Daewoo located in Pune as well as launching a slew of new products in the country.
【バンガロール】インド最大のCDMA携帯電話サービス会社、Reliance Communications Ltd (RCOM)は、全国をカバーするGSM携帯電話網を構築するため、総額５億～６億米ドルの工事契約を近く中国企業Huawei Technologies Co Ltd(HTCL:華為技術有限公司)に発注するものと見られる。（...続きを読む）
◆RCom may award $600 mn GSM contract to Huawei
【Bangalore】Country's largest CDMA mobile service provider Reliance Communications Ltd (RCOM), is believed to have awarded a nationwide GSM rollout contract valued at about $500-600 million to Chinese telecom network major Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.
【ムンバイ】インド政府は第１１次五カ年計画期間に３０万クロー(US$762.49億)を投じて８万MWの発電能力を追加するが、それに加えてシステム増強に２０万クロー(US$508.32億)、ラジブ・ガンジー農村電化計画RGGVY(Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojna)に９万クロー(US$228.75億)、修正加速電力開発改革計画APDRP(accelerated power development and reforms programme)に４万クロー(US$101.66億)をそれぞれ投資する。（...続きを読む）
◆Govt to spend Rs 6.3 lakh crore for power development
【Mumbai】The Indian government has estimated a massive investment of Rs 2 lakh crore for systems augmentation, Rs 90,000 crore for Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojna (RGGVY) and Rs 40,000 crore for revised accelerated power development and reforms programme (APDRP) during the 11th Plan period. This will be in addition to Rs 3 lakh crore that is to add over 80,000 mw during the Plan period.
【New Delhi】Syscom Corporation Ltd, a members of the global SIM and smart card business group Sagem Orga, on January 24, inaugurated Asia's largest smart card manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
【コルカタ】新エネルギー及び再生可能エネルギー省が、送配電網に取り入れ可能な太陽発電プロジェクト(solar power projects)に特恵料率(preferential tariff)を適応すると発表したことから、光電池(photovoltaic cell)製造業界の成長に弾みがつきそうだ。（...続きを読む）
◆A preferential tariff for solar power declared
【Kolkata】The manufacture of photovoltaic cells in India is likely to boom given the Union ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) declaring a preferential tariff for grid-interactive solar power projects last week.
【コルカタ】『Frontech』ブランドのパーソナル・コンピューター(PC)用モニター、キャビネット、アクセサリーの製造を手がけるJupiter International Ltd(JIL)は太陽光電池製造事業に進出するため、ドイツ企業Centrotherm GmbHに年間３００MW(ﾒｶﾞﾜｯﾄ)規模の太陽光電池製造施設を設けるターンキー契約を発注した。（...続きを読む）
◆PC peripheral-maker Jupiter to foray into PV-cell manufacturing
【Kolkata】Jupiter International Ltd, which makes the Frontech brand of personal computer monitors, cabinets and accessories, plans to foray into photovoltaic cell (PV cell) manufacturing and has roped in Centrotherm GmbH of Germany to give it a turnkey project for making enough cells annually to generate 300mw.
【ニューデリー】光学ディスク製造会社Moser Baer India Ltd(MBIL)は１５億米ドル以上を投じ、薄膜太陽電池(thin-film photovoltaic)製造能力を向こう２年間に現在のプロジェクト・キャパシティー４０MW(ﾒｶﾞﾜｯﾄ)から６００MWに拡張する。（...続きを読む）
◆Moser Baer may invest $1.5 bn to up PV capacity
【New Delhi】Optical disc manufacturer Moser Baer India is poised to invest more than $1.5 billion in increasing its thin-film photovoltaic capacity to 600 mega watt (MW) over the next two years from the existing project capacity of 40 MW.
【ムンバイ】インド情報技術(IT)-BPO(business process outsourcing)産業売上げは、ルピー高／米国金融危機に伴う景気の後退／供給逼迫と、逆風に見舞われたにも関わらず前年の４８０億米ドルから今会計年度(2007-08)の６４０億米ドルに３３．３％の成長を遂げる見通しだ。（...続きを読む）
◆IT-BPO revenue to aggregate $64 b
【Mumbai】Notwithstanding a slowing economy and financial sector crisis in the U.S., a sharp rupee appreciation against the U.S. dollar and supply-side constraints, the aggregate revenue of India's information technology-business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) sector is expected to grow 33.3% to touch the $64-billion mark in fiscal 2008(2007-08), as against $48 billion reported in fiscal 2007.
【Mumbai】Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) bought a 10% stake in French WiMax chip-maker Sequans Communications through its corporate venture capital arm Reliance Technology Ventures (RTVL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Capital.
◆NEC Electronics sets up liaison office in Bangalore
【Bangalore】NEC Electronics, a provider of system-on-chip (SoC), microcontroller, and discrete semiconductor solutions, has opened its first liaison office in Bangalore to tap the domestic electronics market which is expected to go up significantly over the next two years.
【Bangalore】The semiconductor policy that was announced by the Government about four months ago has attracted tremendous response. The government has received seven "confirmed investments" to the tune of $7 billion at the Fab city project at Hyderabad. It has also received five investments at about $800 million that have been approved in principle' close to a billion US Dollar for a 10 year tenure.
【Mumbia】SemIndia Inc planned to build a $3 billion semiconductor-manufacturing plant in India. However it said the start of production would be delayed by three years. Because it needs more time to raise funds for its construction.
【ムンバイ】情報通信機器／家庭用ミシンの販売および工業用ミシンの営業・サービスを手がけるBrother International India Pvt. Ltd(BIIPL)は、向こう３年間に４０クロー(US$1017万)を投じ製品品目を g大するとともに、営業チャンネルを拡張、ブランド・プレゼンスの強化を図る。（...続きを読む）
◆Brother Intl plans to invest Rs 40 cr
【Mumbai】Brother International (India) Pvt. Ltd, which is dealing with sales of communications and printing devices, electronic stationery and domestic sewing machines, marketing and customer services for industrial sewing machines, will invest up to Rs 40 crore over the next three years to increase its product catalogue, and to focus on channel expansion and brand presence.
◆NEC ties up with TPV Technology to sell LCD in India
【Bangalore】NEC Displays Solutions (NECDS), a wholly owned company of NEC Corporation (Japan), and TPV Technology Ltd(TPV) of Hong Kong will collaborate to sell NECDS' basic LCD desktop display in India through TPV's sales and service network.
【Dehra Dun】Japan's Matsushita Electric Works (MEW), which had recently acquired an 80 per cent stake in Mumbai-based Anchor Electricals, has evinced interest to expand its business in India and is looking for land in Haridwar.
【ニューデリー】中央付加価値税(CENVAT:central value added tax)の１６％から１４％への引き下げ、統合技術製品(convergence product)に対する輸入関税の１０％から５％への引き下げ、プロジェクト輸入関税の７．５％から５％への引き下げは、耐久消費財業界に多少恩恵を及ぼす見通しだが、同業界が政府に求めた鋼／銅／その他の原料に対する輸入税の引き下げやある種の不合理な税制の是正は図られなかったため、耐久消費財の小売価格が下降する可能性は薄い。（...続きを読む）
◆Consumer electronics has little to cheer
【New Delhi】Some of the concessions that will benefit the consumer electronics industry are the reduction in the Central Value-Added Tax (CENVAT) to 14 per cent from 16 per cent, the reduction in customs duties on convergence products to five per cent from 10 per cent and the reduction in duties on project imports to five per cent from 7.5 per cent. However, the industry's demand for a reduction in the import duties on raw materials such as steel, copper and other inputs as well as the removal of certain anomalies in duties have not been met. Thus, the Budget seems to have any impact on the prices of consumer electronics products.
【Kolkata】Daikin Industries of Japan, through its 100 per cent owned Daikin Airconditioning India, is setting up an air-conditioning equipment and systems production facility at the Neemrana Industrial Area in Rajasthan at an investment of Rs 140 crore to establish a presence in the Indian market for VRV (Variable Refrigerant Volumes) systems and chiller units.
【ニューデリー】昨年、三洋と三洋ブランドの冷蔵庫をアジア市場で販売する合弁契約を結んだ中国家電会社Haier Group Corp(海爾)の子会社Haier Appliances India Pvt Ltd(HAIPL)はインド・ブランドの買収を計画している。（...続きを読む）
◆Haier plans to acquire Indian brands
【New Delhi】Haier Appliances India Pvt Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of China-based Haier Group Corp which entered into a joint venture with Sanyo of Japan in 2007 to sell refrigerators under the Sanyo brand in Asia, is planning to acquire Indian brands.
◆Goldstone Infra foraying into the renewal energy space
【Hyderabad】Hyderabad-based Goldstone Infratech Ltd. formerly Goldstone Teleservices Ltd., the largest Indian manufacturer and suppliers of Composite Insulators, is foraying into the renewal energy space by setting up a 5 MW solar power plant and a production facility to manufacture photo voltaic modules for solar power generation.
【Bangalore】Sanyo-BPL Pvt. Ltd, the equal joint venture between Sanyo Electric Co. and the domestic consumer durables company BPL, has decided to stop importing LCD television sets from Sanyo's plants abroad and start manufacturing them at its plant near Bangalore from May this year.
【ニューデリー】光学ディスク製造会社Moser Baer India Ltd(MBIL)は事業多角化戦略の一環として昨年９月にスタートした周辺機器ビジネスの売上げを当初６ヶ月の９０クロー(US$2219万)以上から次期会計年度は２００クロー(US$4930万)に倍増させる計画だ。（...続きを読む）
◆Moser Baer focuses on peripherals business
【New Delhi】Moser Baer India Ltd, whiche had launched its peripherals business in September last year as part of a diversification strategy from its core optical media business and grossed over Rs 90 crore in nearly 6 months, is aiming at more than doubling its revenues to reach Rs 200 crore in the next financial year.
【バンガロール】Tata PowerとBP Solarの合弁に成るTata BP Solar Ltd(TBSL)は、既に実行段階にある１２８MW(ﾒｶﾞﾜｯﾄ)太陽光発電事業の拡張計画に充当するため、Calyon Bank(Credit Agricole CIB)／BNP Paribasを初めとする金融機関と７８００万米ドル起債契約を結んだ。（...続きを読む）
◆Tata BP Solar to invest $78 m in 128-MW project
【Bangalore】Tata BP Solar India Ltd., a Tata Power and BP Solar joint venture, has signed an agreement with Calyon Bank (Credit Agricole CIB) and BNP Paribas and among others, to raise $78 million to fund its 128-MW Solar Cell Expansion Project, which is in the advanced stages of implementation.
【コルカタ】西ベンガル電子産業開発公社(WEBEL:West Bengal Electronics Development Corporation Ltd)とInfinity Infotech Parks Ltd(IIPL)は西ベンガル州Salt Lake Sector Vに公共民間協力(PPP:public-private partnership)コンセプトに基づき半導体チップ設計施設『インド・デザイン・センター(IDC:India Design Centre)』を建設する。WEBELは用地を拠出、IIPLがインフラの開発を引き受ける。（...続きを読む）
◆India Design Centre laid the foundation stone
【Kolkata】West Bengal Electronics Development Corporation Ltd(WEBEL) and Infinity Infotech Parks Ltd(IIPL) are developing India Design Centre (IDC), a chip design facility, at the Salt Lake Sector V via public-private partnership model with WEBEL providing land and IIPL setting up the infrastructure.
【コルカタ】初のインド製ルータを昨年発売したカルナタカ州Bangaloreを拠点にするBA Systemsは、２０１０年までに１億米ドルと見積もられる企業向けコア＆エッジ管理ルータ(Enterprise Core and Edge Managed Router)国内市場の１０％のシェア獲得を目指している。（...続きを読む）
◆BA Systems eyes 10% of the $100-million market
【Kolkata】BA Systems, Bangalore-based router manufacturer, is aiming for 10% of the $100-million market in the country for enterprise edge and core routers by 2010 after it launched the first made-in-India router last year.
【Mumbai】HTC Corporation, Taiwan-based leading makers of Windows-enabled smartphones, on Thursday launched two new devices — HTC P3000 and HTC S720 — exclusively for Reliance customers and announced that it would launch a mobile device in the sub-Rs 10,000 range to address the lower end of the smartphone segment.