Infineon suspends shipments to Huawei: Nikkei

FILE PHOTO: A close-up of the Infineon microcontroller kit XMC 4700 on an exhibition during the semiconductor manufacturer Infineon annual shareholders ‘ meeting in Munich, Germany 21 February 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German chipmaker Infineon has suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies, a sign that Washington is the suppression of the Chinese tech company is beginning to impede deliveries outside of the United States, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Monday.

Infineon has no immediate comment.

Citing two people familiar with the matter, Nikkei reported that Infineon’s decision to stop deliveries came after the Trumpet administration on Thursday officially added Huawei to place a trade on the black immediately adoption of the restrictions which will make it extremely difficult for the telecom company to do business with AMERICAN companies.

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Infineon will hold meetings this week to discuss the situation and reviews, Nikkei reported, adding that it is not yet clear whether Infineon would resume doing business with Huawei after it clarified the legal issues.

Infineon is the annual turnover of the Huawei amount of $100 million or less, Nikkei said.

Separately, the Alphabet, Google has discontinued with Huawei, which requires that the transfer of the hardware, software and technical services, except that is publicly available through open source licenses, Reuters reported.

Reporting by Arno Schuetze

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