The US has extended for 90 days the license of Chinese tech giant Huawei to export and re-export its goods in the country. This is stated in a statement on the website of the U.S. Department of Commerce, published on Monday, November 18.
“The temporary license extension will allow operators to continue to serve customers in some of the most remote areas of the United States that would otherwise be left without communication,” Wilbur Ross, the head of the United States trade Department, explained the delay in the adoption of restrictions on Huawei. Thus, a number of small American Telecom operators using Huawei equipment will be able to continue their activities in the United States.
The us Department of Commerce stressed that it will continue to ensure that Huawei’s activities in the country do not affect national security.
In may, the U.S. Department of Commerce blacklisted Huawei for activities allegedly posing a threat to national security. Companies have been banned from buying technology and components from American manufacturers and from doing business with U.S. businesses without Washington’s permission.
On August 19, the us authorities gave 90 days to American companies to complete cooperation with Huawei.
Also, the United States added to the blacklist because of the threat to national security 46 more subsidiaries of Huawei, which appear itself Huawei and more than 100 of its companies.