Four months after the announcement of the licensing system to allow US companies to override the Huawei embargo, President Trump has given the green light to begin their validation process.
New rebound on the case of the embargo on Huawei and US companies. The New York Times reports that Trump will “soon” grant licenses allowing US companies to do business with Huawei, under certain conditions.
Trade talks between China and the United States resume this Thursday after several months of hiatus. The opportunity for the US administration to soften its position as a pledge of openness as the analysis of the US daily: “The negotiators of the United States and China meet in Washington this week for their 13th round of negotiations and they want to agree on terms that would respond to Trump’s criticisms of China’s economic practices while remaining acceptable to Beijing . “
Licenses announced four months ago
In detail, the New York Times claims that President Donald Trump has “given the green light to approve licenses, allowing some US companies to override the embargo that his administration has put in place against Huawei this year . ” However, we do not know which companies will benefit from these licenses and especially if Google will be concerned. The introduction of this licensing system was announced in June after the G20 meeting in Japan, in the event that the agreements would not undermine US security . Nevertheless, so far none has been granted.
Recall that Google no longer has the right to certify Huawei smartphones since the establishment of this “entity list” last May. The Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro presented last month have been without services Google and especially the Play Store.
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro