Tag: Blacklisting

U.S. Offers Huawei Reprieve on Monday, but May Crack Down on Friday

WASHINGTON — This week began with the Trump administration giving Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant, a reprieve. It will most likely end with a different set of regulators voting to make it more difficult for the company to do business in America. The Commerce Department said Monday it would extend for 90 days the license […]

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Trump Green-Lights Some Sales to Huawei

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to soon issue licenses allowing some American companies to supply nonsensitive goods to the Chinese telecom giant Huawei, according to people familiar with the matter, a step that could cool tensions between the United States and China as trade talks resume this week. In a meeting last week, President […]

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China’s Big Brother Targets Business

BEIJING — China is funneling vast amounts of public and private data into huge databases aimed at tightening its control over its nearly 1.4 billion people. But the business world has become its biggest target. Beijing is increasingly amassing information now divided among various government agencies and industry associations — including court decisions, payroll data, […]

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China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions

SHANGHAI — The authorities in southern China have detained an American pilot who works for FedEx, the latest in a series of difficulties for American travelers and companies in China. The authorities seized the pilot on Sept. 12 in Guangzhou after they found 681 air-gun pellets in his luggage, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday. […]

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U.S. Companies Working With Huawei Get More Time to Stop

WASHINGTON — The United States will allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant, for an additional 90 days, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday. The government’s reprieve is intended to give rural telecommunications companies in the United States more time to wean themselves off Huawei, which supplies many of […]

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Trump’s Trade War Is Breeding Patriots in China

BEIJING — Earlier this week the Chinese government aggressively devalued its currency — the clearest sign yet that it is hunkering down for a protracted fight with the United States over trade. Currency devaluation is the mother of all retaliations. The move, designed to help offset the Trump administration’s tariffs against China, could goad America […]

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Huawei Unveils Harmony, Its Answer to Android, in Survival Bid

DONGGUAN, China — Huawei, the Chinese technology giant, unveiled on Friday its own smartphone operating system, Harmony, in an effort to ensure that its fast-growing handset business can survive the United States government’s clampdown on the firm. Huawei has been at the mercy of the Trump administration for the past three months, ever since the […]

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Tech Executives Push Trump on Huawei Sales

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday assured executives of several big technology companies that his administration would make “timely” decisions about whether to allow American firms to continue selling products to Huawei, the Chinese telecom equipment giant that has been placed on a government blacklist, the White House said in a statement. Mr. Trump met […]

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Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, the Chinese telecom equipment giant, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist. On Tuesday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the administration will issue licenses for American companies that want to do […]

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Chinese Drones Made in America: One Company’s Plan to Win Over Trump

WASHINGTON — DJI, the large Chinese drone maker, is facing mounting security concerns within the Trump administration that its flying machines could send sensitive surveillance data back to China. Now, the company is trying to get on American officials’ good side by building a new product in the United States. The company, which is privately […]

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U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration added five Chinese entities to a United States blacklist on Friday, further restricting China’s access to American technology and stoking already high tensions before a planned meeting between President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Japan next week. The Commerce Department announced that it would add four Chinese […]

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