WASHINGTON (Reuters) – the U.S. President and Donald Trump and is expected to fall on Monday, a meeting of top technology companies, including chief executive officers of Intel Corp. and Broadcom Inc., was held to discuss this on the list, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said.
FILE PHOTO: US President, Donald Trump waves to members of the press, as he was returning to the White House, Washington, dc, USA, after a weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Theiler
White House economic adviser, Larry Kudlow will host the round-table discussion, which was confirmed by a White House official on Friday. The official said the leaders of the English Alphabet Inc., Google, and Micron Technology, Inc. will be present, and that she has been called to discuss economic issues.
White House officials, there will be a senior adviser, Jared Kushner, the Commerce Department Secretary, Wilbur Ross, and the Minister of finance, Steven Mnuchin, one of the people said, adding that the executives at Cisco and Western Digital, were also invited to attend.
Qualcomm Inc., was also invited to the afternoon meeting, which is not the Trump the official plan.
The White House, Intel, and Broadcom does not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The meeting comes at a time of continued uncertainty about the future of the AMERICAN companies’ ties up with Huawei, the world’s largest telecoms-equipment-maker. It was placed on a U.S. blacklist in May, the government, citing national security concerns.
In a move prohibited U.S. companies from the sale of the majority of north AMERICAN parts and components of the Smartphone, without a special license. But He said last month the sale would continue while he was trying to re-start talks with Beijing.
Evidence of the new policy, in respect of the Huawei it will be a long time coming.
Ross has said the licences will be issued where there is no threat to national security. Reuters reported last week that the United States was able to approve licences for companies to re-start a new business in a matter of weeks.
However, the Washington Post reported on Monday that Huawei was, in secret, helped North Korea with the construction and operation of a commercial wireless network.
This can strengthen the China-hawks in the U.S. government that Huawei, as a true national security risk, more so than those of you who are looking for a more flexible policy to appease Beijing in the midst of the current trade relations between the world’s two largest economies.
The United States accuses Huawei of violating the Iran sanctions, and the theft of American intellectual property says that the product can be used as a spying tool for the Chinese government.
Reporting by Alexandra Alper and David Shepardson; editing by Susan Thomas and Rosalba O’brien