By Dylan McGrath, EETimes
May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Commerce Dept. has given suppliers of chips and components to Huawei Technologies a 90-day reprieve in the form of a temporary license that will enable them to keep selling parts to Huawei through Aug. 20.
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has granted suppliers a temporary general license to continue selling to Huawei for 90 days, subject to certain conditions.
The BIS ruling follows the Commerce Dept. decision announced last week to place Huawei and 68 of its international subsidiaries on an export control list that restricts the ability of U.S. firms to supply most tech-related items. Placement of Huawei on the so-called Entity List would likely all but halt its ability to buy chips and other components from U.S. suppliers.
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