What next for Huawei?

It has been diversifying into other product categories, such as laptops and wearables, to be less reliant on smartphone sales, which have been dealt a blow by the sanctions placed on the Chinese tech firm by the United States

Accelerating its research and development, moving into emerging markets and switching to lower-end electronics could help Huawei sustain its consumer business in the midst of the United States-China tech war.

The beleaguered Chinese tech giant - seen as a national security threat by the US - has been barred from trading with US firms since May last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 16, 2020, with the headline 'What next for Huawei?'. Print Edition | Subscribe