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In Chinese, the name "Huawei" means "China can make it." For months, the company has been quietly ramping up orders from Asian suppliers -- and leading a wave of de-Americanization in Chinese technology.   © Illustration by Eric Chow
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CHENG TING-FANG and LAULY LI, Nikkei staff writers | China

SHENZHEN/SHANGHAI/TAIPEI/ -- In the first few weeks of 2019, 20 engineers from Huawei Technologies arrived in the riverside town of Jiangyin in eastern China on a secret mission. They took up stations at the state-backed Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology, China's largest chip packaging and testing company, where they went to work upgrading the facilities and increasing the site's capacity, ahead of a production surge in the autumn.

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