Amazon Japan reportedly stops selling Huawei devices

Huawei's phones, tablets and PCs were removed from direct sale, according to Nikkei.

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Amazon Japan apparently isn't directly selling Huawei's products anymore.

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The Amazon Japan store became the latest entity to ice out Huawei by removing all its products from direct sale, a Nikkei report said Friday.

Despite the end of direct sales, Amazon Japan customers can still buy Huawei phones, tablets and PCs through third-party sellers in the online marketplace, Nikkei noted.

The Chinese company's devices were listed as out of stock for direct sale in the wake of the US blacklisting Huawei last week. President Donald Trump signed an executive order effectively banning the company from doing business with US companies or governments based on national security concerns over Huawei's close ties with the Chinese government.

In the US, Microsoft also reportedly removed Huawei MateBook laptops from its online store.

Neither Amazon nor Huawei immediately responded to requests for comment.

First published at 5:53 a.m. PT.
Update, 6:23 a.m.: Adds more detail.

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