Huawei Technologies Co. is planning to lay off a substantial number of its employees in the United States as the major Chinese telecommunications firm is still struggling with its American blacklisting, a report says.
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its US blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
A senior US official told the Commerce Department’s enforcement staff this week that China’s Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after US President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm.
Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing.
An executive of China’s Huawei, which has been banned from working with US tech firms, said on Thursday that the telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its “Hongmeng” operating system (OS) to replace the US Android OS.
China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. will need more time to become the world’s largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday.
China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month’s US ban on selling technology to China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. may have a chance to strengthen its position in the smartphone market due to the hurt caused to Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in the wake of US-China trade tensions, according to Fitch Ratings.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the US government has sought to blacklist around the world.