JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Electra Shopper Merchandise mentioned on Tuesday it had filed an 80 million shekel ($23 million) lawsuit in Israel in opposition to China’s Huawei Applied sciences [HWT.UL], accusing it of breaching a contract to import electronics to Israeli clients.
Electra reported final month that Huawei had knowledgeable the corporate it had not met buy targets for 2017, a standards for extending the import settlement.
Electra says there was no purpose to finish the contract and that it was now suing Huawei in an Israeli court docket for“a basic breach of the cooperation and distribution settlement,” in accordance with a press release on the Tel Aviv Inventory Change.
Officers at Huawei weren’t instantly reachable for remark.
Electra mentioned its subsidiary that handles the import of smartphones, watches and different digital units from Huawei had gross sales of 87 million shekels within the first 9 months of 2017.
($1 = three.4431 shekels)
Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch and Steven Scheer; Enhancing by Mark Potter