People wait in line in front of Huawei's flagship store for presales of the newly launched Huawei Mate40 mobile phone series in Shanghai, China, on October 23, 2020. Photo: AFP People wait in line in front of Huawei's flagship store for presales of the newly launched Huawei Mate40 mobile phone series in Shanghai, China, on October 23, 2020. Photo: AFP
People wait in line in front of Huawei's flagship store for presales of the newly launched Huawei Mate40 mobile phone series in Shanghai, China, on October 23, 2020. Photo: AFP

Huawei said to cut smartphone output by 60 per cent in 2021 as US sanctions bite

  • The Chinese telecoms giant has told suppliers it will order fewer smartphone components this year, the Nikkei reports
  • Sanctions from the Trump era continue to block Huawei’s access to chips and other key US technologies

Topic |   US sanctions on China
People wait in line in front of Huawei's flagship store for presales of the newly launched Huawei Mate40 mobile phone series in Shanghai, China, on October 23, 2020. Photo: AFP People wait in line in front of Huawei's flagship store for presales of the newly launched Huawei Mate40 mobile phone series in Shanghai, China, on October 23, 2020. Photo: AFP
People wait in line in front of Huawei's flagship store for presales of the newly launched Huawei Mate40 mobile phone series in Shanghai, China, on October 23, 2020. Photo: AFP
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