Friday, June 3, 2016

U.S. Commerce Department Looks into Huawei

The United States Commerce Department has issued a subpoena to Huawei Technologies' office in Plano, Texas regarding sales to Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria, according to The New York Times. At issue could be products from the U.S. or with re-exported technology that could fall under the domain of U.S. export controls.  The U.S. Department of Commerce has not commented publicly on the matter.

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Commerce added ZTE to the list of entities involved in "activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States." The issue was later resolved when ZTE confirmed that it will fulfill any commitments necessary to be removed permanently from the U.S. Department of Commerce's list of sanctioned entities.  The company