SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Huawei technology Co Ltd will need greater time to grow to be the sector’s biggest phone maker, a purpose it at the beginning aimed to gain within the fourth sector of this 12 months, a senior government stated on Tuesday.

Shao Yang, chief approach officer of Huawei customer enterprise group, made the remark at the CES Asia technology display in Shanghai.

“we might have grow to be the most important in the fourth zone (of this yr) however now we feel that this system may additionally take longer,” he stated, without elaborating on reasons.

Huawei presently sells 500,000 to 600,000 smartphones an afternoon, Shao said.