The transfer aimed to keep away from uncertainty in abroad manufacturing bases amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which might have an effect on the operations of its smartphone manufacturing unit in Vietnam, the group defined.
In late August and September 2021, Samsung Electronics moved two smartphone manufacturing strains in Vietnam to the Gumi plant to make sure steady manufacturing of foldable smartphones.
Nevertheless, the measure was to not enhance smartphone manufacturing capability or transfer Samsung Electronics’ manufacturing base to the RoK, it stated.
Its Gumi manufacturing base within the RoK is the one smartphone line on house turf. It produces high-end handsets, corresponding to foldable fashions and Galaxy S collection, for the Korean market.