August 19, 2019

Trump Administration Delays Ban on Huawei Working With U.S. Firms

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalists Katy Stech Ferek, Drew FitzGerald

The Trump administration agreed Monday to allow some U.S. companies another 90 days to continue doing business with Huawei Technologies Co., a move it said would help small rural telecom carriers dependent on Huawei gear.

The Commerce Department put the Chinese telecom giant on an export blacklist in May, but later granted an exception that allowed some of its U.S. customers to continue receiving support. Monday’s action extends that deadline.

“As we continue to urge consumers to transition away from Huawei’s products, we recognize that more time is necessary to prevent any disruption,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement.

Read the full article and more in The Wall Street Journal.

Authors

  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow in the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Martijn served as a ...