US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross addresses a press conference during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross addresses a press conference during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross addresses a press conference during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Trump administration sees no loophole in new Huawei curb, promises to pursue attempts to ‘evade its intent’

  • The rule, released in May, expands US authority to require licenses for shipments of some foreign-made chips to the telecoms equipment giant
  • But industry lawyers and some lawmakers see the rule as too complex, unclear and riddled with gaps

Topic |   Huawei
US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross addresses a press conference during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross addresses a press conference during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross addresses a press conference during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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