U.S. to put more Chinese companies on the Black list


After the sanctions against Huawei, the U.S. government has taken five more Chinese companies to target. Are affected by the computer manufacturer Sugon, three subsidiary companies, as well as a computer technology Institute.

The U.S. Commerce Department has extended its ban on five other companies and organizations from China and the so-called Black list. They are classified according to information from Washington as a risk “to national security interests or foreign policy interests of the United States”.

In the recent case, the company Sugon and computer technology Institute, Wuxi Jiangnan. The Sugon-daughter Higon, and two of their investments from the Chengdu Haiguang group, are also affected. The Wuxi Institute is in the possession of the Chinese Ministry of defense. Sugon-Computer would also be used for military purposes.

Quick reaction from Google and Facebook

US President, Donald Trump, US says-company-recently, by decree, the use of telecommunications technology, which is classified as a security risk. As the main objective of the group’s Huawei, the world leader in 5G technology. Although Washington a postponement to the 19th century. August granted a limited, several companies, such as Facebook and Google-now your cooperation with the Chinese supplier of telecommunications equipment. The US fear of Chinese espionage and Sabotage, which has Huawei vehemently.

China and the USA for a long time in the trade disputes with each other. In the next week want to meet the President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Osaka (Japan), and an end to the trade war, for advice. The US accuses China of spying on state-controlled industrial enterprises.

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