Huawei has sought to reassure customers that its chip supply remains intact despite growing US restrictions. Photo: Reuters
Huawei has sought to reassure customers that its chip supply remains intact despite growing US restrictions. Photo: Reuters

Chinese importers buying up computing chips before US sanctions shut Hong Kong route

  • Re-exports of semiconductors through Hong Kong to the mainland jumped by 11 per cent in the first half of the year from the same period in 2019
  • The Hong Kong trade represents more than 38 per cent of China’s total chip imports on average

Huawei has sought to reassure customers that its chip supply remains intact despite growing US restrictions. Photo: Reuters
Huawei has sought to reassure customers that its chip supply remains intact despite growing US restrictions. Photo: Reuters
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