+353-1-416-8900REST OF WORLD
+44-20-3973-8888REST OF WORLD
1-917-300-0470EAST COAST U.S
1-800-526-8630U.S. (TOLL FREE)

The China-US Trade War and Its Impact on Taiwanese Companies Produced Communications Equipment in China

  • Report

  • 13 Pages
  • April 2018
  • Region: China, Taiwan
  • Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC)
  • ID: 4514797

To keep his campaign promise, Trump recently signed an executive memorandum to impose higher tariffs on Chinese goods imported into the United States in March 2018, involving large amounts and plenty of goods. A large number of Taiwanese companies have their main production bases in China, with the United States being their major export destination. Therefore, the impact of Trump's announcement would be also profound on Taiwanese companies. This report provides production value and major clients of the Taiwanese communications industry in China, especially in three major sectors: smartphone, wireless broadband CPE (Customer Premises Equipment), and fixed broadband CPE, and also includes a brief stakeholder analysis.

List of Topics

  • Background of the China-US trade war, touching on the scope of impact in the IT and telecom sectors, as well as on brands and OEM/ODMs exporting goods from China to the United States
  • Overview of Taiwanese communications products manufactured in the Chinese smartphone, wireless broadband equipment, and fixed broadband equipment industries, and includes their production value and major clients.
  • Analysis of the possible impact of US tariffs on Taiwanese communications products that are manufactured in China and exported to the United States, and include a brief stakeholder analysis of the abovementioned industries.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Scope of Impact
1.1.1 IT and Telecom Industries
1.1.2 Brands and OEM/ODMs Exporting Goods from China to the United States
2. Taiwanese Communications Products Manufacturered in China
2.1 Smartphone Industry
2.2.1 Production Value
2.2.2 Major Clients
2.3 Wireless Broadband Equipment Industry
2.3.1 Production Value
2.3.2 Major Clients
2.4 Fixed Broadband Equipment Industry
2.4.1 Production Value
2.4.2 Major Clients
3. The Possible Impact on the Industry
3.1 Smartphone Industry
3.1.1 Export Value
3.1.2 Stakeholder Analysis
3.2 Wireless Broadband Equipment Industry
3.2.1 Export Value
3.2.2 Stakeholder Analysis
3.3 Fixed Broadband Equipment Industry
3.3.1 Export Value
3.3.2 Stakeholder Analysis
4. ConclusionAppendixGlossary of TermsList of Companies



Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Acer
  • Alpha Networks
  • Apple
  • Arcadyan Technology
  • Arima
  • Arris
  • AT&T
  • AutoNavi
  • AzureWave
  • Beijing Changjiu Logistics
  • Beijing Hyundai
  • Belkin
  • CastleNet Technology
  • Charter
  • Chunghwa Telecom
  • Comcast
  • Compal
  • Dell
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • D-Link
  • Foxconn
  • Gemtek
  • Hitron
  • HP
  • HTC
  • Huawei
  • Inventec
  • LG
  • Lite-On
  • MitraStar
  • NetGear
  • Nokia
  • Orange
  • Pegatron
  • Sagemcom
  • Sercomm
  • Sony
  • Technicolor
  • Telefonica
  • Universal Microelectronics
  • Vodafone
  • Wistron
  • Wistron NeWeb
  • Xiaomi
  • ZTE
  • Zyxe


Primary research with a holistic, cross-domain approach

The exhaustive primary research methods are central to the value that the analyst delivers. A combination of questionnaires and on-site visits to the major manufacturers provides a first view of the latest data and trends. Information is subsequently validated by interviews with the manufacturers' suppliers and customers, covering a holistic industry value chain. This process is backed up by a cross-domain team-based approach, creating an interlaced network across numerous interrelated components and system-level devices to ensure statistical integrity and provide in-depth insight.

Complementing primary research is a running database and secondary research of industry and market information. Dedicated research into the macro-environmental trends shaping the ICT industry also allows the analyst to forecast future development trends and generate foresight perspectives. With more than 20 years of experience and endeavors in research, the methods and methodologies include:


  • Component supplier interviews
  • System supplier interviews
  • User interviews
  • Channel interviews
  • IPO interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Consumer surveys
  • Production databases
  • Financial data
  • Custom databases


  • Technology forecasting and assessment
  • Product assessment and selection
  • Product life cycles
  • Added value analysis
  • Market trends
  • Scenario analysis
  • Competitor analysis