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.
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