The Huawei logo outside its factory campus in Dongguan in March. Photo: Reuters

US Commerce Department places China’s Huawei and 70 affiliates on trade blacklist

  • Being put on US ‘Entity List’ will make it much harder for telecoms giant to buy parts and components from US companies
  • Commerce secretary says Trump backed decision to prevent US technology from being used by foreign entities to ‘potentially undermine US national security’
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The Huawei logo outside its factory campus in Dongguan in March. Photo: Reuters
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Commuters pass a Huawei P30 smartphone advertisement inside a Beijing subway station. Photo: AP

Trump orders national emergency on information security; Commerce Department follows with Huawei restrictions

  • Trump’s order bars the use of telecoms equipment made by companies deemed a threat to US national security, threatening Huawei
  • Move would stymie Huawei’s efforts to expand into critical 5G market, giving US a chance to play catch-up
Topic |   Huawei

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Commuters pass a Huawei P30 smartphone advertisement inside a Beijing subway station. Photo: AP
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