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Trade war

Teardown of Huawei latest model shows reliance on US sourcing

P30 Pro smartphone needs new suppliers for 15 key parts after ban

Huawei, which scoured the globe for high-tech parts to put into its latest flagship smartphone, the P30 Pro, will be forced to scramble anew for 15 key components.

TOKYO -- The bitter trade battle between Washington and Beijing is destabilizing a powerful and agile smartphone supply chain that stretches from China to the U.S, via Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and beyond.

Huawei Technologies will have to find new suppliers for 15 of the higher value parts of its flagship handset now that Washington has barred U.S. companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Click here to see an in-depth image of the anatomy of Huawei's latest model.

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