According to Reuters, the usa will likely soon tighten restrictions against Huawei as President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order barring United States companies from using telecoms equipment from Huawei or any other company that poses a threat to national security. The move would be aimed at addressing perceived dangers posed by Chinese tech maker Huawei, which the U.S. has accused of spying on behalf of the Chinese government.
The order, which has been under review for more than a year, is aimed at protecting the communications technology and services supply chain from "foreign adversaries", said U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
Under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the president has the authority to regulate business decisions in response to a clear national threat, and the "national emergency" declaration directs the US Department of Commerce to lead enforcement efforts.
The status of Huawei and ZTE has taken on new urgency as US wireless carriers rollout 5G networks.
The order lands amid intensifying concern among US intelligence about the vulnerability of networks that rely on Huawei components.
It follows concerns from some countries that China could use products made by the telecoms firm for surveillance.
He said Huawei had long cooperated with Britain's National Cyber Security Centre's oversight of its technology, and it had improved its software engineering capabilities to make them the equal of competitors.More news: Doris Day's Biggest Hit Is a Song She Could Have Done Without
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The EO is the latest development in an ongoing global PR battle between Huawei and the USA, and follows a federal ban on Huawei equipment established in 2018.
The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital US technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from USA telecom networks on national security grounds.
Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning all American companies from using the firm. Segal said that with U.S. Huawei did not immediately comment.
Prosecutors also charged its chief financial officer with wire fraud and bank fraud and alleged that the company violated sanctions against Iran.
Huawei Chairman Liang Hua (梁華) said the company had never meant to spy on western consumers. The U.S.is seeking to extradite her. And in August 2018, president Trump signed an executive order banning US government agencies from purchasing or using telecommunications equipment from certain Chinese technology companies, including ZTE and Huawei.
While the big wireless companies have already cut ties with Huawei, small rural carriers continue to rely on both Huawei and ZTE switches and other equipment because they tend to be cheaper.