TV makers get clearance to import big-sized premium sets

News date: 06 October 2020Source:

NEW DELHI: Leading TV makers like Samsung, LG and Sony have been granted licence by the government to import finished TV sets into the country, giving the companies a breather as the festive season gains momentumindustry players said.
These TV manufacturers rely on imports for high-end premium televisions. Several firms also import TVs of 55-inch and above screen sizes.
"Our super large screen televisions were stuck at the port but we have now received the licence from the government," Sony India managing director Sunil Nayyar told PTI.
After this, availability of such premium TV sets would go up and help meet demand during the festive season, he added.