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Huawei crackdown

Japanese chipmakers scramble to replace Huawei sales after US ban

Sony, Toshiba and other suppliers face risk to $10bn in annual business

Japanese companies supplied over $10.4 billion in parts to Huawei last year.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies that took effect Tuesday have forced Japanese chipmakers to cast a wider net for business to fill the gap left by a loss of sales to China's largest telecommunications equipment supplier.

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