Huawei Halts Chip Production For a While

Chinese language telecommunications large Huawei mentioned manufacturing of its most superior smartphone chips would stop in September as a consequence of US sanctions, leading to a “massive loss” 

Huawei, the world’s largest producer of telecommunications networking gear has turn out to be a key situation within the geopolitical standoff between Beijing and Washington, claiming that the corporate poses a important menace to cybersecurity. 

Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei, informed a tech sector discussion board on Friday that manufacturing of the corporate’s Kirin 9000 high-end chipset would cease from September 15 as a consequence of US sanctions. 

Washington block entry to US parts and know-how by Huawei together with final 12 months’s Google music and different smartphone providers. 

The corporate doesn’t even have the power to supply the chips that have been used on its high-end smartphones.

“Huawei’s mobile phones have no supply of chips, making our shipment volume a little less than 240 million units this year (shipped last year),” Yu mentioned. “This is a big loss for us.”

Australia and Japan have additionally taken measures to restrict or prohibit the participation of the Chinese language firm of their 5 G deployments, whereas European telecommunications operators together with Norway’s Telenor and Sweden’s Telia have handed over Huawei as provider. 

 

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