White House to host meeting with tech executives at Huawei ban: sources

A Huawei logo is pictured at their shop in Vina del Mar, Chile, July 18, 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – the U.S. government officials, including the Minister of finance, Steven Mnuchin, and an economic adviser to the White House, Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday, the semiconductor and software executives to discuss the US ban on Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday.

The United States has placed the Smartphone in the us Department of Commerce, and the so-called Entity List, in May, on national security concerns. In the US the parts and components are no longer being sold, who is on the list, without a special license.

However, the US President, Donald Trump, who seeks to revive trade relations with China, as announced at the end of last month that U.S. companies would be allowed to sell products of Huawei.

The White House had no immediate comment on the meeting.

One of the sources said they have invited companies to be included chipmakers Intel Corp, Micron Technology Inc., Qualcomm Inc. and Broadcom Inc. also, Microsoft Corp. was also invited to attend.

Intel and Qualcomm declined to comment.

The United States will be able to approve licences for companies in the start-up of new sales of Smartphone in as little as two weeks, a senior U.S. official said last week.

Report by David Shepardson and Alexandra Alper; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander and Richard Chang

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