Japanese companies join Huawei blacklist following Trump US ban

Japanese companies join Huawei blacklist following Trump US ban
Published: 19 June 2019 - 8:29 p.m.
By: CommsMEA staff writer
Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo. Photo credit: Ben Mack

Japan’s Tokyo Electron reportedly will no longer supply Huawei with equipment, according to a report.

A senior company executive reportedly told Reuters of the decision.

Tokyo Electron is the world’s No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. With the ban, it joins a number of other companies worldwide, including Intel, Qualcomm and Google. It follows US president Donald Trump banning use of Huawei kit in the US.

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