US government is using a softer approach than imposing China-specific investment restrictions.
ZTE ceased major operations after the United States imposed the ban in April.
US authorities last week banned American companies from sales to ZTE for seven years, saying the Chinese company had broken a settlement agreement.
Consumer activists and tech experts in the US advise to hold off on buying Android handsets from ZTE
ZTE phones were available for sale on Thursday through websites of major U.S. carriers and retailers.
Problems seem to worsen for ZTE as regulators propose rules that could cut its sales amidst a supply ban
The US Commerce Department banned American firms on Monday from selling parts and software to ZTE for seven years.
US International Trade Commission gives green light to prepare anti-dumping duties against Bombardier
The ITC, as expected, voted to continue an investigation on Boeing Co's complaint that Bombardier dumped its CSeries jet below cost in the US market.
The US economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter but weak demand and a pile-up in business inventories buoyed the case for the Federal Reserve to keep up its bond-buying stimulus for now.