Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.
The Huawei exec said that U.S. treatment of the company was “unfair.”
Huawei was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department’s so-called Entity List back in May which prohibits American tech suppliers from shipping electronic components to the company, but President Donald Trump signalled last month that he would relax restrictions on the global tech company that have been put in place over national security concerns.
“We’re not saying that just because things have relaxed a little, we’re fine with being on the blacklist,” Liang said, according to an English translation by the Associated Press.
Frustratingly, Ross never defined what constitutes a threat to U.S. national security, leaving many people even more confused.
“We are opening that up for a limited time period,” Kudlow said at an event hosted by cable news network CNBC, where the White House advisor used to work.