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Earnings hit stings China's iFlytek in wake of US blacklisting

Voice recognition specialist first to reveal cost of sanctions for alleged abuses

TOKYO -- Chinese artificial intelligence powerhouse iFlytek has revealed a $13 million hit to earnings after it was sanctioned by the U.S. over its treatment of Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities.

The Shenzhen-listed company disclosed the "expense in dealing with the U.S. entity list" on Tuesday night for the first time since it was blacklisted by Washington last October.

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