A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has warned that Chinese consumers could boycott Apple if the us bans WeChat.
The us has issued an executive order banning the social media app WeChat, which has little time left to implement.
US President Donald Trump announced a ban on social media applications WeChat and TikTok from mid-September this month.
The us has accused Chinese social media applications of being a threat to US national security.
Tensions between Washington and Beijing escalated after President Donald Trump announced a ban on the applications.
On Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lijian Zhao tweeted that “if WeChat is banned, then there’s no reason for Chinese consumers to stay iPhone and Apple products.”