Figures from price-checker sight Pricespy - supplied exclusively to the Herald - indicate Kiwi shoppers' interest in Huawei has dived since the Chinese company was put on a US blacklist.

Pricespy data for January 1 to April 30 this year showed more people searched for the price of Huawei's Nova 3i than any other phone. The rest of the top 10 comprised of various Samsung and Apple models.

But the period May 18 to June 17, Huawei plunged to 10th on Pricespy's chart.

Huawei NZ deputy chief executive Andrew Bowater declined to reveal specific local sales numbers, but said, "Our

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