Huawei expects a 20% drop in phone sales, thanks to lack of Google apps

China takes up 60 percent of Huawei’s shipments, according to Counterpoint Research, and this large chunk of Huawei’s business should be unaffected by the ban. Google doesn’t do much business in China, so the lack of Google’s ecosystem is a reality in China no matter what. Many of the top-tier US apps don’t have much of a foothold in China either, thanks to a market preference for homegrown apps and stringent government-spying requirements for user data that keep out many US companies.

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