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Samsung pivots to India with "world's largest mobile factory"

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Samsung president of mobile communications business DJ Koh. Photo: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images

Samsung has opened the “world’s largest mobile factory” in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India on Monday, veering away from Chinese investment, the company announced in a press release Monday.

The details: The South Korean giant will nearly double capacity for cell phones from 68 million a year to 120 million. Expansion is expected to be completed by 2020.