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Huawei crackdown

Huawei's top phone assembler suspends part of production at China plant

Flex says ‘majority’ of shipments resume, leaving some still in question

People walk past an advertisement for Huawei's Honor smartphones at an airport in Shenzhen.   © Reuters

GUANGZHOU/TAIPEI -- Huawei Technologies' biggest smartphone assembler has halted at least part of its production for the world's second-largest handset maker, two sources told the Nikkei Asian Review, following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese company.

Singapore-based Flex, which has its operational headquarters in Silicon Valley and is listed on Nasdaq, told employees on Thursday that it needed to suspend manufacturing for Huawei.

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