According to Taiwanese news portal Liberty Times, HTC is planning to build in Argentina plant smartphones. In addition, to increase its presence in the region, HTC has a contract with Brightstar – the local distributor of mobile and wireless products.
Referring to the Taiwanese cultural and economic center in Argentina, Liberty Times said that the plant will be erected in a free economic zone in the southern province of Tierra del Fuego.
Analytical company estimated that 2011 sales of mobile phones in Argentina reached 13.5 million units., One-third of which fell on smartphones. Smartphones HTC «made in Argentina» will be available in other regions. The price range will be between $ 160 to $ 450.
Information about the power of the coming of the production line yet. Officials from HTC also declined to comment.