Huawei has resumed in the order of the special exception

a Number of Chinese technology firms continue to produce, despite the fact that in different cities and provinces of China introduced restrictive measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.

Huawei Technologies said on Monday about the resumption of production, including the production of consumer devices and equipment for Telecom operators.

it Should be noted that Huawei has resumed production in the order of special exception. It was provided by the government for some critical industries, allowing them to continue working despite calls to suspend production.

a Number of other companies also continued to work even during the holidays on the occasion of the New year according to the Lunar calendar. This demonstrates the importance Beijing attaches to the inside of the supply chain, which ensures the necessary products of Chinese technology industry.

for Example, production of semiconductor products continue Chinese manufacturers of memory chips, including JHICC, CXMT, YMTC and XMC.

analyst firm Strategy Analytics believes that in 2020 the volume of the global smartphone market will decline by 2% due to the spread of the coronavirus. “Outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan will be amazed China and the world economy in the first half of 2020. The smartphone market will be affected negatively by the economic slowdown and falling consumer spending,” said Strategy Analytics Director Linda sui.

According to her, any downtime of the plants will inevitably lead to labor shortages. This would harm not only China, but other countries as well. For example, Japan and the United States will also suffer the consequences of the spread of dangerous diseases, said sui.

Earlier it was reported that Apple has suspended the operation of its stores in China because of the coronavirus. According to Bloomberg, the measure will be valid until 9 Febary. Online Apple stores will continue to work in China as usual. The American company has also decided to restrict travel of their employees to China. In the offices of Apple in China workers will be regularly checked for symptoms of coronavirus.

TF International Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has lowered on 10% forecast for iPhone shipments in the first quarter of 2020 to 36-40 million devices. The expert explained the reduced forecast by the outbreak of coronavirus, which can be broken the sales of smartphones. Only for the weekend smartphone sales in China decreased by 50-60% compared to the same period in 2018.