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Huawei executive Richard Yu promotes Mate 9 smartphone at CES in Las Vegas on Jan 5.   © Reuters
Economy

Huawei executive questions idea of US phone factories

Chinese company hopeful of balanced trade decision from Trump

DEBBY WU, Nikkei staff writer | China

LAS VEGAS -- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump may think 'Made in America' will be great, but leading Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies is not getting on board.

American companies have actually benefited from the low-cost manufacturing China has provided over the years, said Huawei chief executive for consumer business group Richard Yu. His comments came after his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Thursday.

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