China’s semiconductor manufacturing international corp (SMIC) reported on Tuesday, citing the company, state media outlet Beijing News sought approval to continue supplying Huawei to the United States.
The company told the newspaper that it had an application in the United States to continue supply as per the rules Huawei, And reiterated that it would comply with relevant laws and regulations in all countries and territories.
SMIC Reuters did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Restrictions imposed Huawei went into effect on Tuesday by Washington in May preventing major semiconductor equipment vendors from supplying or servicing Huawei.
Hope companies continue business smartphone The manufacturer must now obtain a license from Washington first.
The most important manufacturer for Huawei’s high-end mobile phones is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing. ChipsetIn July, it will end Huawei’s supply deadline.
MicronThe company that makes DRAM memory chips also said that it would no longer supply Huawei. Taiwanese Chip Designer MediaTek Said last month it applied for US permission to continue supplying Huawei.
According to Bernstein’s analysis of research, Huawei is a major customer for SMIC and generates 20 percent of the foundry’s revenue.
The foundry is unable to produce the most advanced chips in Huawei Kirin Mobile chipsets, however, and still depend on devices from US companies that may also prevent servicing of Huawei as the sanctions take effect.
SMIC itself has come under scrutiny from Washington. Earlier this month, Reuters reported that the Trump administration is Consider banning The company is similar to those it had placed on Huawei, preventing it from servicing American companies and supplying it.
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