Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix will halt their memory supply to Huawei from September 15, as US sanctions that were announced in May against the Chinese tech giant are set to come into effect.
The May sanctions ban Huawei from being able to access core components, such as memory, that are designed and produced with US technologies.
After announcing these sanctions, the US in August enforced further restrictions and added 38 Huawei affiliates to its Entity List of companies that are considered as risks to national security or foreign policy interests. Huawei itself, along with hundreds of its affiliates, were added to the list last year.
The August announcement expanded restrictions on Huawei to not allow the Chinese tech giant to obtain foreign-made chips produced from US software an...Read More