In the escalating trade wars between the united states and China have a president Donald Trump is now performed even on a move. He has signed an order aimed at protecting u.s. networks from foreign espionage, writes the Washington Post.
the Signature means that the president is launching a so-called ”national emergency”. The decision gives federal authorities expanded powers to prevent american companies from doing business with foreign companies which involve a risk to national security.
see the decision to be directed against China, then one of the companies affected by the order are the chinese telecommunications company Huawei.
the U.S. department of commerce announces that they are adding to Huawei and 70 subsidiaries on a so-called ”device list”, which means that u.s. suppliers need a license to do business with telekomjätten, reports Reuters.
the Point makes it much more difficult for Huawei to buy the equipment of the american company at the same time as it becomes more difficult for the company to sell certain products because of the company's dependence on american suppliers, according to the commerce department. A representative of the ministry says that there are reasonable grounds to believe that, ”Huawei is involved in activities in conflict with U.S. national security”.
Wilbur Ross says that the order is designed to protect from ”foreign opponents to the country's information and communication technologies”.
"During the Donald Trump rule, americans will be able to rely on that data and infrastructure are secure," says Ross.
the Commerce department will now have 150 days to draw up a plan to execute the order.
are, as expected, highly critical of AMERICA's new cyber-emergency, which does not mention the company by name but is interpreted as directed against chinese interests.
”That impose restrictions on Huawei's business in the united states will not make AMERICA safer or stronger. It refers only to the united states to inferior and more expensive alternatives,” writes the company in a communiqué, which suggests that the issue will be conducted in the court:
”the Unjustified restrictions violate Huawei's rights and raises other serious legal issues.”
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