U.S. grants Huawei new 90-day licence extension

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90-day extension allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as U.S. regulators continue crafting rules on telecommunications firms that pose national security risks

Reuters November 19, 2019 00:06:07 IST
U.S. grants Huawei new 90-day licence extension

US grants Huawei new 90day licence extension

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90-day extension allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as U.S. regulators continue crafting rules on telecommunications firms that pose national security risks.

After adding Huawei to an economic blacklist in May citing national security concerns, the U.S. Commerce Department has allowed it to purchase some American-made goods in a series of 90-day licence extensions that it says is aims to minimise disruption for its customers, many of which operate networks in rural America.

(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Susan Heavey)

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