Under the US commerce department limitations, which inhibit the sale and trade of USA tech to Huawei without the govt.'s permission, multiple prominent USA based tech standards setting firms have publicized limitations on Huawei's contribution to their activities. Last year, the shipments fell 4.5%. Huawei's smartphone manufacturer, Taiwan-based Foxconn, has stopped several production lines for Huawei phones in recent days as the company reduced orders for new phones, according to people familiar with the matter. Companies that sell 25 or more percent US -origin tech would come under the ban.
On Friday, China warned how it was constructing a list of foreign firms, organizations and personal it deems untrustworthy directing it as retribution for the United States sanctions on the Chinese company Huawei.
"But he also indirectly addressed the Huawei ban, saying: "There are more companies than one that are being impacted by Huawei [ban], in many aspects", adding that "[each Huawei supplier] is calculating whether they use more than 25 percent of American technologies in their products". More British consumers have been trading in Huawei phones, and United Kingdom phone carriers starting the next-generation of mobile services have cut Huawei's Mate 20 X 5G flagship handset out of their launches. New reports suggest that Huawei filed the name "Ark OS" with the German Patent and Trademark Office.
To ease Thai consumers' concerns, Huawei salespeople assured customers that existing products would not be affected. Thailand is Southeast Asia's second-largest smartphone market.
But prices of second-hand Huawei smartphones have already dropped dramatically, according to reports from Europe, Japan, and Taiwan. "But if they violate Chinese laws, we need to investigate them in accordance with Chinese laws", said Wang Shouwen, China's vice minister of commerce and deputy trade negotiator.