Apple is getting closer to its bid to open retail stores in India. In accordance to India's overseas direct funding norms, overseas manufacturers enterprise single-brand license — which permits them to arrange retail stores and promote merchandise at once to consumers — will have to source 30% of the fabrics in the community. As Apple does now not have a producing facility in India, the corporate has sought to be exempted from the norms, and a central authority committee has signed off at the proposal:
The committee has discovered that the corporate's merchandise are leading edge generation and state of the art. It has really helpful to exempt them from the native sourcing norms.
Apple noticed gross sales increase by 56% in India in Q1 2016, and through putting in place its personal retail stores, the corporate will probably be in a position to considerably enlarge its presence in the rustic.