The administration of U.S. President Donald trump analyzes the limitation of the possibility for a number of Chinese companies to sell telecommunications equipment in America.
The United States can ban the sale of Chinese smartphones – Reuters
This writes Reuters, citing two sources in the industry, reports Biznestsentr.
According to interlocutors of the Agency, these measures are likely directed against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp.
The administration trump has already introduced a number of measures to restrict the activities of Huawei and ZTE, two leading global manufacturers of telecommunication equipment, on U.S. soil for reasons of national security.
Us lawmakers and administration trump urge US companies to stop selling the products of Huawei and ZTE, believing that it can be used for spying. This year they forced AT&T to abandon the deal with Huawei on the sale of smartphones in the United States.
The representative of the national security Council the White house said: "Although we do not comment on specific actions, protection of critical infrastructure, including the supply chain related to this infrastructure, is essential to protect national security of America and its citizens."
Representatives of Huawei and ZTE deny allegations that their products are being used for spying.
A U.S. official familiar with the deliberations in the administration of the situation Huawei and ZTE, said: "This is two companies are of particular concern because of the type of equipment they produce, and their market penetration as a whole."
U.S. Department of defense has already stopped to sell mobile phones and modems manufactured by Huawei and ZTE, in stores on its military bases, citing the risks in the security sphere.
The Pentagon from April 25 instructed to stop selling these products and related products on U.S. military bases worldwide, said the representative of the us military major Dave Eastburn.
"These devices may present an unacceptable risk for personnel and operations of the Ministry," said Eastburn.
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As the Agency notes, this news comes at a time when Washington has sent Beijing a delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steve Mochino for negotiations with China.
Trump threatens to impose import duties on Chinese products worth up to $150 billion, which could be the beginning of a trade war between the two largest economies in the world.
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