Beijing — The arrest of a top Huawei executive in Canada is the latest in a series of setbacks that have disrupted the Chinese telecom behemoth’s global expansion amid a US-led effort to blackball it internationally. The company has faced a tough year, with some of its services rejected in the US,Australia, New Zealand and Britain over security concerns. The latest hit came on Wednesday, as Canada announced that chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou — the daughter of founder Ren Zhengfei — was arrested at the weekend as US authorities seek her extradition. The Canadian justice ministry did not provide details about the charges, but US authorities are reportedly investigating whether Huawei violated sanctions against Iran by supplying parts to the country. Analysts say the allegations, if proven, could result in a ban with far-reaching global consequences. China’s largest telecoms equipment maker has received an increasingly chilly international reception in 2018 as US allies have mov...

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