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Taiwan tech tracker

Taiwan tech sector slows in July amid recession fears

Tech suppliers saw customers stockpile products in Q2 but caution over next quarter

The U.S. crackdown on Huawei was just one of the headwinds in a volatile second quarter for Taiwanese tech companies.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Major Taiwanese tech companies saw revenue growth slow significantly in July as ongoing uncertainty from the U.S.-China trade war stoked fears of a global economics downturn. This gloomy reading for the barometer of global electronics demand follows poor economic data out of China and Germany, as well as warning signs from bond markets.

Each month the Nikkei Asian Review tracks the sale of 19 Taiwanese tech suppliers, whose clients range from hardware giants Apple, Huawei, HP, Dell and Cisco, to internet companies such as Amazon and Google, along with electric vehicle maker Tesla and telecom equipment builders Nokia and Ericsson. Key findings for the month are presented below in an easy-to-digest, graphics-led format.

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