A Huawei engineer tests a 5G base station antenna at the company’s Songshan Lake Manufacturing Centre in Dongguan, Guangdong province. Photo: Reuters

Gallium: China tightens grip on wonder metal as Huawei works on promising applications beyond 5G

  • China accounts for 95 per cent of the global supply of the soft, bluish metal
  • Huawei has filed for more than 2,000 patents related to gallium nitride
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A Huawei engineer tests a 5G base station antenna at the company’s Songshan Lake Manufacturing Centre in Dongguan, Guangdong province. Photo: Reuters
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