Will Xiaomi benefit from Huawei’s woes?

With Huawei facing mounting troubles amid a US trade blacklist, rival Chinese smartphone makers have a chance to narrow the gap in market shares in the industry with their bigger rival. Among the firms that will be watched closely for any fresh product or marketing initiatives will be Xiaomi Corp.

Xiaomi’s chief financial officer Chew Shouzi said this week that his company is paying a lot of attention to the Huawei…