A FILE PHOTO of A Huawei logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, on July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song
(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. plans to shift away from the research center in Canada, the United States of america, ” Ren Zhengfei, founder of Chinese telecom equipment maker, said in an interview with the canadian Globe and Mail.
Ren’s comments came as Reuters reported on Friday that the United States is weighing an extension of the power to stop foreign shipments of products containing U.S. technology to the Smartphone. The U.s. Commerce Department, in May, placed the Smartphone on a trade, business, black, citing national security concerns.
Huawei’s centre for research and development will be moved out of the United States of america. And that is going to be moving to Canada,” Ren told the Globe and Mail, adding that the company will be the production of some of the mobile phone network to devices outside of China.
Huawei’s founder wants to build a new production capacity in Europe and to create a fifth-generation (5G) network, the equipment, in the hope of appeasing the fears that arise out of the U.S. allegations that its product could be used by China to spy, and the Globe and Mail reported.
Huawei was not immediately available for comment on the Run up to interview when contacted by Reuters. The company has previously denied it is a risk to US national security.
The company spent $510 million on the business activities of its U.S. arm in the last year, according to the Globe and Mail reports, adding that it is now trimmed and the arm of the working force of from about 600 to about 250.
Aside, Run to her, and Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested by the Canadian police in the US will guarantee at the end of last year, is fighting extradition to the United States on suspicion of violating sanctions against Iran. She is currently out on bail.
Huawei has denied the charges, and it has urged Canada to ensure that the release of it.
Commenting on her case, ” Ren said, are that it is an example of “the obvious political intervention by the united states.
Reporting by Ismail Shakil, and Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman Cushing and Christopher