WSJ:

India still erects hurdles. Apple hasn’t been able to open its trademark stores because of requirements that foreign retailers purchase 30% of the value of India sales from domestic suppliers—unmanageable in a country with virtually no electronics manufacturing.

Had no idea this was a rule. Hard to see a way in which Apple can overcome this.

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    India still erects hurdles. Apple hasn’t been able...open its trademark stores because of...
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    I would like to hear a good piece about why there’s no Apple Stores in Korea, especially here in Seoul with our 10...
  4. meganq said: Same issue exists in Argentina — the mobile operators are restricted from running on devices that are not manufactured in the country.
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    I bet many didn’t know about this.
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