"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast", Trump tweeted Sunday afternoon, while spending time at his namesake golf course in Sterling, Virginia.
President Donald Trump's surprise Sunday directive to his Commerce Department to back off an earlier decision and help Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. was the opposite of what two of his cabinet secretaries urged in 2016 when they were members of Congress. American companies are said to supply 25% to 30% of components used by ZTE, which makes smartphones and gear for telecom networks.
The Commerce Department, ZTE and the Chinese embassy in Washington could not immediately be reached for comment.
"Trump may have recognized that backing off on ZTE clears the path for him to claim at least a partial victory in the US-China trade dispute based on the concessions the Chinese seem prepared to offer". The president has taken a tough stance on what his administration deems unfair trade practices by the Chinese government. In this case, ZTE's infringements are so major - trade violations and national security concerns - that it is hard to envisage the company getting a pass, even with support from the White House.
That cut off access to the USA technology it needs to build most of its products, from Qualcomm's semiconductors to optical chips from Lumentum Holdings.
"If evidence now exists to implicate ZTE, we believe it is appropriate for Commerce to take immediate action", the lawmakers wrote in the letter, which was addressed to secretaries of President Barack Obama's Treasury, Commerce and State departments.
The company has been banned from selling equipment in the US, but shutting out supply chain partners like Intel, Qualcomm and Google is potentially catastrophic. "This egregious behaviour can not be ignored".
The US accused ZTE of misleading American regulators after it settled charges of violating sanctions against North Korea and Iran.
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"But be cool, it will all work out!" he wrote. Lumentum Holdings and Acacia Communications Inc. sold key optical equipment.
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