Huawei Reduces Orders for New Smartphones Following US Ban
Despite Huawei officials saying on several occasions that the United States government shouldn’t underestimate its capabilities, it looks like the ban blocking the company from using products developed by American firms is already generating a major impact.
A report from South China Morning Post reveals that Huawei has already reduced the number of orders it placed at suppliers, and Foxconn appears to be the most notable one.
Specifically, Foxconn has already stopped some production lines in order to deal with the reduced orders, only a few months after actually hiring temporary workers to meet Huawei’s production goals.
Details are missing on what models could be impacted by the lowered production, but the adjusted output is clearly a consequence of Huawei’s struggle to deal with the executive order signed by President Donald Trump… (read more)
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