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Huawei crackdown

Huawei turns to Japan as US blacklisting hits supply chain

China tech giant touts expected $11bn in spending as it woos Japanese suppliers and universities

Huawei Chairman Liang Hua speaks in Tokyo on Nov. 21. (Photo by Yoichi Iwata)

TOKYO -- Addressing a gathering of executives and researchers from Japan's top companies and universities at a luxury hotel in Tokyo on Thursday, Huawei Technologies Chairman Liang Hua spoke of technology, collaboration -- and cold hard cash.

The Chinese tech giant has already spent over $7 billion on procurement in Japan this year, with the total expected to reach $11 billion, he said. This figure will be on par with Huawei's spending last year in the U.S., the company's biggest supplier.

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