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Smartphone shipments in China fall 16% in June
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Smartphone shipments in China fall 16% in June

SHANGHAI, 13th July 2020 (Reuters) - Smartphone shipments in China fell 16% in June compared with a year earlier, according to government data released on Tuesday. The numbers suggest that handset demand in China remains lukewarm despite the country’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, boding poorly for Apple Inc AAPL.N and its local rivals like Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. Phone makers shipped 27.7 million handsets in June, down from 32.7 million in June 2019, according to the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), a state-backed think tank. That follows a similar decline in May, when shipments dropped more than 10% annually, from 36.4 million in May 2019 to 32.6 million one year later. In April, after a slump in the previous months due to the...