In a Wall Street Journal article published on May 17th, BGS Founder and Managing Director Jeremy Bash discusses President Trump’s decision to place Huawei on the U.S. Entity List.
U.S. Trade Salvo at Huawei Threatens Its 5G Ambitions
Move to blacklist Chinese tech giant could hamper its efforts in wireless sector, impede some U.S. firms as well, analysts say
By John D. McKinnon in Washington and Asa Fitch in San Francisco
As originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal
The Trump administration’s decision to put Huawei Technologies Co. on a trade blacklist is likely to hinder the company’s efforts to dominate the next-generation 5G wireless industry by denying it vital U.S. technology, analysts say.
A Commerce Department order aimed at Huawei and dozens of its affiliates will block the Shenzhen-based telecom giant from obtaining U.S.-made goods and software, such as chips from Intel Corp. and the Android mobile operating system produced by Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit.
The orders “are a missile salvo aimed at Huawei, and if they’re implemented well, they will dramatically constrain Huawei’s global ambitions,” said Jeremy Bash, a former senior defense and intelligence official who is now at Beacon Global Strategies.
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