MOSCOW, December 10 /PRIME/. A preliminary ban on sales to China seven models of Apple’s smartphone can be connected with the case, arrested in Canada at the request of the US top Manager of Huawei Meng Wanzhou, said RIA Novosti Director of the Institute of strategic planning and forecasting, chief researcher of the Institute of sociology Alexander Gusev.
Earlier on Monday the court of the Chinese city Fuzhou imposed a preliminary ban on sales in Europe’s seven models of smartphones Apple after it became known that the Corporation has infringed the patent rights of the American manufacturer of processors and components for mobile devices, Qualcomm. In particular, the court satisfied the claim of the company on the two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of Apple Inc. , ordering them to “immediately stop infringement of two Qualcomm patents by unlicensed import and sale in China, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X”, according to a release from the company Qualcomm.
“It can certainly be associated with the serious consequences, which warned the Chinese authorities, I mean the arrest of the CFO of Huawei. The Chinese side stated that if a man Wanzhou will not be released immediately, that Beijing reserves the right to impose certain restrictions. I believe that what is happening now against Apple in China, and everything to do with what happened in Canada, and I believe that China will make every effort to release it. From this point of view it is necessary to consider the court proceedings against Apple,” said the expert.
The daughter of Huawei founder Ren Janvey and Deputy Chairman of the company, Wanzhou man was arrested in Vancouver on December 1. Its extradition request of the USA on suspicion in violation of us trade sanctions against Iran. The arrest of the Treasurer Huawei has raised serious concerns that “trading truce” between the US and China could end before the stipulated 90 days.
In turn, Alexander Gusev suggested that, most likely, the situation the top Manager of Huawei is somehow resolved, China has shown that it can in defending their interests to go to serious steps, an even greater exacerbation of the situation not in the interests of any party.
“They are strategic partners, so that any action, including judicial proceedings, will affect the deterioration of trade and economic relations between the two countries. I think it is not beneficial neither to China nor the United States,” — said the expert.
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