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Taiwan tech tracker

Tech companies see mixed results amid trade war uncertainty

Revenue of devices makers goes up in May, but chips suppliers fall

A Huawei-designed chipset: The U.S. crackdown against the company may affect the performance of the broader tech industry.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Unpredictable trade war developments, Washington's crackdown on Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies and a clouded global economic outlook are making it difficult for tech companies to get their bearings as they head into the second half of the year.

Each month the Nikkei Asian Review tracks the revenue of 19 Taiwanese tech suppliers as a barometer of global electronics demand, as their clients range from hardware giants like Apple and Huawei, to internet companies such as Amazon, Google, and even electric vehicle maker Tesla. Key findings of the month are presented below in an easy-to-digest, graphics-led format.

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