How Banning A Chinese Telecom Company Affects US Consumers And Business

The Trump administration’s blacklisting of Chinese telecom giant, Huawei, will likely cripple the company, but it’s also having ripple effects in the U.S.

By Shelly BrisbinMay 23, 2019 12:53 pm,

Last week, the Trump administration blacklisted Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant. That means U.S. companies aren’t allowed to supply the company with the components it needs to build its products. The administration says Huawei poses a national security risk, and the dispute is one skirmish in the larger trade war between China and the U.S.

Tech expert Omar Gallaga says the dispute is a severe blow to Huawei, but it also could create problems for American consumers and businesses, including those in Texas.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– What Huawei products concern the Trump administration

– How the dispute will affect other tech companies, including Google and Texas Instruments

– What impact the Huawei ban, and the current 90-day waiver for some companies, could have on U.S. consumers

– How the Trump administration is concerned about other products with Chinese components