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Huawei, Chinese chip makers keep factories humming despite virus outbreak – Source Reuters Tech News

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Some technology firms in China have maintained operations to manufacture parts and products despite government calls in various cities and provinces for companies to halt work to help stop the spread of a new coronavirus.

FILE PHOTO: An attendee wears a badge strip with the logo of Huawei and a sign for 5G at the World 5G Exhibition in Beijing, China November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] said on Monday it had resumed production of goods including consumer devices and carrier equipment, and operations were running normally.

The company restarted manufacturing after the Lunar New Year holiday in line with a special exemption that allows certain critical industries to remain in operation, despite Beijing’s call to halt all work in some cities and provinces.

The spokesman said most of the production was in , a city in the southern province of Guangdong.

Various provinces and cities in China have…

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