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Huawei crackdown

Exclusive: Huawei stockpiles supplies, fearing new US tech ban

China's biggest telecoms company asks Asian suppliers for up to a year's inventory

Ren Zhengfei, Huawei's founder, has claimed the impact of any new US tech ban against China's biggest telecoms company "would not be very significant"  (Nikkei montage/Reuters)

TAIPEI -- Huawei, the Chinese telecoms giant that Washington views as a global security threat, is scrambling to stockpile up to a year's worth of foreign supplies for its core telecoms equipment business ahead of a widely-expected toughening of U.S. technology sanctions that may come as soon as next month, multiple sources told the Nikkei Asian Review.

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