During a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit taking place in Osaka, Japan between President Donald Trump and Chinese president, Xi Jinping agreed to restart trade negotiations after a month of intense stress. of both sides. Even so, it is unclear whether an agreement to stop long-term tensions is being signed.
At a press conference after the meeting, Mr. Trump said, besides stopping the imposition of a $ 300 billion tariff on imported goods from China, he also allowed Huawei to buy products from US suppliers again. .
"American companies can sell their equipment to Huawei. We are talking about devices that do not cause national security issues. "
Last month, the US Department of Commerce listed Huawei as a blacklist, not allowing the company to buy products from US suppliers, even though many companies are trying to circumvent the law to avoid these restrictions.
Trump said the two leaders discussed Huawei as part of their negotiations.
"I said OK, we will continue to sell those products – products made by American companies. Those are all complex products. "Mr. Trump said.
The US government is participating in a global campaign to prevent Huawei from joining the country's 5G network, saying the company is a security threat. The Trump administration has accused the Chinese government of using Huawei products to spy on countries using their network equipment.
Refer to Bloomberg